Delegate Profile

Laurie Pierce

Job TitleLDO,FNAO,ABOM

Company NameHillsborough Community College

About

Ms. Pierce is an Instructor in the Opticianry program at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida. Laurie is a graduate of Newbury College's opticianry program in Boston, and managed Lugene Opticians, an upscale optical boutique in Boston's Copley Place. Ms. Pierce lectures extensively on optical theory and management topics at local, regional and national optical conferences. Ms. Pierce is an ABO Master Optician and is certified by the National Contact Lens Examiners. She received the National Federation of Opticianry Schools Educator of the Year award in 2003, and was named one of America's Most Influencial Women in optical by Vision Monday, 2010.

Education Sessions

  • Communicating Value: How Do You and Your Patient Differentiate $99 Eyewear from $999 Eyewear?

    September 14, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, 905-V

    Every day we experience the challenge and opportunity to communicate value differences in frames and lenses with our clientele. How do we communicate the differ...

    • Language: English
  • Basic Principles of Refraction for Technicians and Assistants

    September 14, 2017, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 1001-V

    This course brings together the theories of refraction and how the refracting procedures tie in with the patients Rx. We will begin with a brief overview of th...

    • Language: English
  • How To Build the Ultimate Optical

    September 14, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, 805-V

    How to Build the Ultimate Optical is part 6 of a new six part series called Practice Owner Essentials, a fast-paced format with three speakers covering how to s...

    • Language: English
  • The Art and Business of Rimless Eyewear

    September 15, 2017, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, 507-V

    This course will discuss how customized rimless eyewear can help differentiate you and your business by tapping into the growing "experience economy" sector of ...

    • Language: English
  • Tips for Working with Higher Powered and Larger Spectacle Lenses

    September 15, 2017, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 807-V

    As frames fashions increase in size we must review the optical concepts that ensue. The majority of optical aberrations occur in the peripheri of the lens. Wh...

    • Language: English
  • Communicating Value: How Do You and Your Patient Differentiate $99 Eyewear from $999 Eyewear?

    September 16, 2017, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, 805-V

    Every day we experience the challenge and opportunity to communicate value differences in frames and lenses with our clientele. How do we communicate the differ...

    • Language: English
  • Near to Intermediate Environment Lenses

    September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 703-V

    This course will inform the attendees of the concept, challenges, and the optimum management of Computer Vision Syndrome and the importance of good ergonomics w...

    • Language: English

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