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Mile Brujic, NCLE

Dr. Mile Brujic is a partner of Premier Vision Group, a successful four location optometric practice in Northwest Ohio. He graduated from the New England College of Optometry and practices full scope optometry with an emphasis on ocular disease management of the anterior segment, contact lenses and glaucoma.

He publishes a monthly column in Review of Cornea and Contact Lens and has been published in Contact Lens Spectrum and Optometric Management. Dr. Brujic is on the editorial board for a number of optometric and contact lens publications. A frequent lecturer at Vision Expo, he has published over 200 articles and has given over 1000 lectures, both nationally and internationally on contemporary topics in eye care.

An extensively published author and a sought-after educator, Dr, Brujic returns to the C.O.A. by popular request from your speaker evaluation forms. Dr. Brujic is generously sponsored by

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Barry Santini, ABOM

Barry E. Santini is a NY State Licensed Ophthalmic Dispenser and Certified NY State Contact Lens Practitioner. He holds ABO, ABO-AC and ABOM Masters certifications. He is also a credentialed Ophthalmic Optician by the Society to Advance Opticianry (SAO). Located in Seaford, NY, he is President of Long Island Opticians, a retail optical dispensary. A second generation optician, his business traces its origin to an optical business originally started by his father, Alfred E. Santini, in the 1950s.

A nationally renowned optical speaker, writer and blogger, Barry is a contributing editor to both 20/20 & Lens & Technology magazines. He is a frequent speaker at Vision Expo. With over 45 years’ experience, he is an expert on dispensing, fabrication, optics, rimless processing as well as optical business and practice management.

Barry was awarded "Optician of the Year" from the Society to Advance Opticianry (SAO) and is currently its President. The SAO is a credentialing organization, which promotes college education, licensing and/or certification credentials for opticians in both eyewear and contact lenses. The SAO also provides mentoring services to its candidate members working toward full membership. He is currently on the advisory board for the ophthalmic dispensing department of New York City College of Technology and has also been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the NYS Society of Opticians.

Mr. Santini was previously the Product and Sales Manager for Tele Vue Optics, a high-end maker of telescopes and eyepieces. Barry is also an active performer in the Long Island music scene.
Mr. Santini is generously sponsored in part by grants from

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