Optical Assistant

Writing a great optical assistant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Doreather Viau

doreather.viau@gmail.com | (465) 151-0975 | Plymouth, MN


I am an Optical Assistant with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have a strong background in customer service, and I am able to provide patients with the best possible care. I have excellent communication skills, and I am able to work well under pressure.


Optical Assistant II at Walmart Vision Center, MNMar 2022 - Present

  • Trained new optical assistants on company procedures and policies.
  • Assisted customers with selecting frames and lenses that met their needs and budget.
  • Dispensed eyeglasses and contact lenses to patients following prescriptions from optometrists.
  • Performed administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining records, and ordering supplies.
  • Cleaned glasses & contact lenses according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Inspected finished products for defects.

Optical Assistant I at Pearle Vision, MNAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted patients with selecting frames that complimented their features and fit well.
  • Dispensed glasses and contact lenses to patients following examinations, made any needed adjustments or repairs.
  • Maintained cleanliness of the optical office including disinfecting instruments after each use.
  • Educated patients on how to care for their new eyewear properly in order to prolong its lifespan.
  • Ordered supplies such as lens cleaning solutions, replacement parts for damaged frames, etc., when needed.
  • Created sales reports detailing daily/weekly/monthly transactions which were then used by management to make strategic decisions regarding inventory levels and staff scheduling needs.


High School Diploma at Eden Prairie High SchoolSep 2016 - May 2021

I have learned time management, organization, study habits, and note taking skills.


  • Optical
  • Assistant
  • Skills
  • Technical
  • 1. Communication skills
  • 2. Good eye sight and hand-eye coordination
  • 3. Ability to use precision instruments
  • 4. Knowledge of optical principles
  • 5. Manual dexterity
  • 6. Organizational skills 7 .Patience

Marcelle Metten

marcelle.metten@gmail.com | (103) 099-2991 | Nashua, NH


I have over 1 year of experience as an Optical Assistant. In my role, I provide excellent customer service and support to customers with their vision needs. I am able to effectively communicate with customers and clearly explain product features and benefits. Additionally, I possess strong organizational skills which allow me to keep the optical department running smoothly.


Optical Assistant II at LensCrafters, NHMar 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in performing over 200 eye exams per week.
  • Trained new employees on proper optical techniques and procedures.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of the optometry office and exam rooms.
  • Entered patient data and information into electronic medical records system.
  • Actively participated in monthly staff meetings to discuss goals, objectives, and concerns.

Optical Assistant I at America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, NHAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in the development of new techniques for measuring eye pressure, which improved accuracy by 5%.
  • Trained 3 new employees on how to use our computer system and basic office procedures.
  • Revised the daily work schedule to be more efficient and cut down on wasted time by 10%.
  • Implement a quality control measure that identified errors in prescriptions before they were sent out, saving the company an average of $200 per day.
  • Worked with the sales team to develop a new pricing structure for contact lenses that increased profits by 15%.


High School Diploma at Manchester High School, Manchester, NHAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to read, write, and do basic math.


  • Optical tools and equipment
  • Ability to read prescriptions
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Data entry
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Time management