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Optical Training Institute Expands Its Impact with Strategic Acquisitions

OTI acquires OpticianU and “The Optician Training Manual” to strengthen its position as a leader in optical education.




(PRESS RELEASE) ATLANTA, GA — The Optical Training Institute (OTI) is excited to announce its acquisition of two  respected resources in the world of optical education: OpticianU, known for its OptiQuick rapid optician  training program and the #1 best-selling optician training book on Amazon, “The Optician Training Manual  – 2nd Edition: Simple Steps To Becoming A Great Optician“.  

Brian Diener, director of OTI, commented on the acquisitions, “These are more than just acquisitions; they  are a testament to OTI’s commitment to lead in optical education. Integrating both #1 best-selling book,  ‘The Optician Training Manual’, and OptiQuick into our platform strengthens our pledge to offer top-quality  resources to the optical community.” 

Dr. David McCleary, OD, the driving force behind these outstanding courses, remarked, “OTI has  consistently proven itself as a leader in optical education. Their reputation for quality and dedication to the  profession is unmatched. They are a trusted partner and I’m confident that they are the ideal long-term  stewards for these courses. I look forward to seeing their continued impact on the industry going forward.” 

Beyond enhancing OTI’s content library, these acquisitions accentuate the Optical Training Institute’s  position at the forefront of the optical training landscape.  

The recent acquisitions come on the heels of OTI’s launch of the Optician Development Program, an  innovative career training program designed to mold the next generation of eye care professionals. This  program, tailored to meet the diverse learning needs of today’s opticians, has already begun to reshape  how optical education is delivered. By combining a modern learning experience with OTI’s deep industry  expertise, the Optician Development Program encapsulates OTI’s vision of consistently elevating the quality  of optician training.  

As OTI continues to grow in popularity among eye care professionals and leading employers, the  organization is proud to include Dr. McCleary’s best-selling book and online training content in its library of  content. By harnessing these resources, OTI reiterates its commitment to innovation, growth, and providing  unmatched education to eye care professionals globally. 



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