Contributor Profile

Jackie O'Keefe

Job TitleABOC

Company NameO'Keefe Optical Consultants


Jackie O'Keefe, ABOC is licensed in Virginia and has been in the Optical industry since 1981. She is the Senior EDGEPro® Trainer for GPN Technologies™, a course preparer for Quantum Optical and consults with ECPs. Jackie has written, published and presented numerous CPC/ABO courses and lectures on a variety of optical topics. She is Past President of the Opticians Association of Virginia, a founding member and Past President of the Opticians Association of Maine, active in the International Association of Lions Clubs and a volunteer for Maine's Prevention of Blindness Programs.

Education Sessions

  • The DNA of Ophthalmic Lenses

    September 18, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1001-V

    Ophthalmic lenses possess unique properties like specific gravity, tensile strength, safety, ABBE Value, thickness, pitch, just to name a few. And each ophthalm...

    • Language: English
  • Tips for Toddlers - Best Practices for Pediatric Dispensing

    September 18, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - 907-V

    Fitting eyewear to our little patients requires additional patience. These tiny consumers come with a parent or guardian so unique relationships must take place...

    • Language: English
  • Blue Light - The Human Factor

    September 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1001-V

    Our ophthalmic world has been paying closer attention to blue light lately. Whether artificial or from the sun, Blue Violet light rays known as High Energy Visi...

    • Language: English
  • Every Frame Has a Story-How to Tell It & Sell It!

    September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - 304-S

    Before you place a frame on the patient, it helps to know the story behind it. Where did the design come from? Why are certain materials and colors chosen? Who ...

    • Language: English

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