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Registration/ Licensing Categories

The Opticians of Manitoba (OOM) registers and licenses Opticians in the following categories:

1. Licensed Optician
May dispense, fit and adjust eyeglasses or subnormal vision devices based on the prescription of an Optometrist, Ophthalmologist or medical doctor

2. Contact Lens Licensed Optician
May dispense, fit and adjust contact lenses, eyeglasses or subnormal vision devices based on the prescription of an Optometrist, Ophthalmologist or medical doctor

3. Licensed Optician, Inactive/Non-Practising
Must not be practising or performing the activities of a Licensed Optician or Contact Lens Licensed Optician

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