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Jim Thompson

R.O., R.C.L.P., O.A.
  • Registered optician for over 40 years.
  • Founding member of the Alberta contact lens dispensers association.
  • Former contact lens program instructor at NAIT.Graduate of the NAIT refraction course.
  • Alberta Optician of the year 2005.
  • Current member of Johnson & Johnson Professional Affairs Committee.
  • Former director of the Alberta College and Opticians Association.
  • Participant in NACOR’s National Validation of competencies process.
  • Member of the OAC for over 30 years.
  • Have worked in optometric, ophthalmologist, independent optical, chain store practices.
  • Co-owner of Thompson Optics Ltd for 30 years.
  • Have lectured across Canada on numerous occasions.
  • Topics include specialty contact lens practice, multifocal contact lenses, scleral lenses, successful optical practice, refraction, clinical complications.
  • Member of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Alberta, Member of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite.Owner/Director of Eyellusion Corp.
  • Member of Peruvian Horse Club of Alberta.
  • Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
  • Active mentor for contact lens students.


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