Laser Eye Institute Optician in Troy, Michigan

Laser Eye Institute is an independent owned ophthalmology practice. Since 1987 we’ve been committed to improving life through better vision. We are currently seeking a managing optician for the optical department at our Troy, MI location.

An optician is responsible for guiding patients through the selection of eye glasses and contact lenses. We are seeking a candidate that has experience with all business aspects of dispensing ophthalmology practice.

Key Duties

  • Understand vision insurance, benefits, plans and contracts.

  • Manage inventory, frames, lens options. Work with suppliers to control costs.

  • Provide training to front office and clinical team members.

  • Manage contact lens inventory, orders, and processes.

  • Provide education about various types of glasses and lens options to patients.

  • Take accurate patient measurements for glasses.

  • Input new orders. Dispense, adjust, and fit glasses.

  • Process patient insurances, explain coverage to patients.


  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience as an optical environment is required.

  • Proven track record of measurement, adjusting and educating patients about eyewear materials and benefits.

  • Experience with vision and medical insurance preferred but not required.

  • Must have a professional demeanor and appearance and dependable work ethic.

  • Ability to do what needs to be done without being asked.

  • Comfortable working in a combined healthcare and retail environment

  • ABOC certification is preferred.


  • Family-friendly hours for the optometry industry.

  • Competitive pay plus sales goals incentives.

  • Compensation based upon experience and performance.

  • Full time employees eligable for company sponsered health insurance, paid time off, retirement savings with 3% employer match.

Laser Eye Institute is an equal opportunity employer.