Justin Mathias, LDO, ABOC, NCLECback
Content Development & Editor
Justin Mathias is a content writer and editor at Optical Training Institute. As an editor and writer, his responsibilities include writing and editing scripts for educational courses, videos, and ensuring content is both accurate, and presented in a manner that is easily understood by students.
In addition to his work with OTI, Justin works as a Licensed Dispensing Optician in Nashville, Tennessee for Lenscrafters. In this role, he is engaged in the daily duties of an Optician working with the public. He is responsible for optical sales, finishing lab activities, eyewear inspection, fitting and adjustments, and troubleshooting.
Prior to working with Lenscrafters, Justin worked as a Licensed Dispensing Optician for Morgenthal Frederics in Miami, Florida at the Bal Harbour Shops. In this role he was responsible for luxury optical sales as well as inspecting, fitting, and adjusting eyewear.
Justin is experienced in many facets of the optical industry. His career spans over 20 years during which time, he has worked in nearly every aspect of the profession, beginning with optical lab, progressing to dispensary management, eyewear distribution, and boutique ownership. Over the years, he has trained and guided apprentices who have become licensed dispensing opticians.
Justin holds an Associate’s of Applied Science in Opticianry degree from Hillsborough Community College. He is licensed as a Dispensing Optician in both Tennessee and Florida. Justin is also certified by the American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners. Further, he holds additional certification by ABO-NCLE as a Level III technical speaker and is qualified to teach and develop continuing education courses.