Contributor Profile

Phernell Walker

Job TitleABOM, NCLEC

Company NamePure Optics

About

Mr. Walker is an internationally recognized educator and author of the text-book Pure Optics. He is a Master in Ophthalmic Optics, earned an MBA from Marylhurst University (Portland, OR), National Contact Lens Certified (NCLC) and a graduate of Hillsborough Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Ophthalmic Optics. Mr. Walker has received multiple awards for his work in optics; Joseph Bruneni Award in Ophthalmic Optics from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, National Academy of Opticianry's Educator of the Year 2017, Beverly Meyers Achievement Award in Ophthalmic Optics (2011) and International Vision Expo's Visionary 2016. Mr. Walker serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Opticianry, National Academy of Opticianry, Vision Expo and the Commission Opticianry Accreditation.

Education Sessions

  • Innovations in Lens and Frame Technology

    September 18, 2019, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1003-V

    We have entered a new era of lens and frame technology. Ophthalmic technology that was once thought to be impossible is now not only possible but a reality. Thi...

    • Language: English
  • Dispensing Fundamentals for Newer Opticians

    September 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 901-V

    Ophthalmic optics is both a science and an art. Opticians must be able to properly fit, measure, and understand how different lenses will perform. This fun cour...

    • Language: English
  • Inventory Made Easy

    September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - 1003-V

    An essential part of being an optician is the ability to effectively manage an optical dispensary/ business. One of the fundamental elements of running a succe...

    • Language: English
  • Commoditization of Eyewear: Lens Designs That Cannot Be a Commodity

    September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1001-V

    In today's competitive marketplace, certain lens designs stand above all others. These lens designs cannot be commoditized. This course goes deep into lens desi...

    • Language: English
  • Methods of Leading and Managing Your Business

    September 19, 2019, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - 903-V

    Today's owners, managers, and practice administrators have unique challenges operating a modern optical dispensary and practice. Learn how to leverage key MBA c...

    • Language: English
  • Inventory Made Easy

    September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 703-V

    An essential part of being an optician is the ability to effectively manage an optical dispensary/ business. One of the fundamental elements of running a succe...

    • Language: English





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