The Opticians Association of New Brunswick Regulating Caring & Competent Eyecare since 1976

About OANB

The Opticians Association of New Brunswick, formerly incorporated as the New Brunswick Guild of Dispensing Opticians, is both the regulatory body and the professional association for the opticians of New Brunswick.

Through the provision of continuing professional education and promotion of best practices, we ensure that the citizens of New Brunswick are served by trained, knowledgeable Licensed Opticians who maintain high standards of ethical, competent practice.

OANB ensures its members may communicate with and receive its services in the official language of their choice.


Membership has its perks. Become a member of The Opticians Association of New Brunswick.

Your vision care team

There are Three O’s in Eyecare - The three professionals who provide distinct aspects of eye and vision care are Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians.

Find an optician

A licensed optician is a specialist trained specifically to plan, prepare and distribute optical products such as glasses and contact lenses. Entrust you vision care to a licensed optician.


There are different reasons your eye doctor may prescribe vision correction. Opticians help you choose the best eyewear, to suit you and your prescription.


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