The next gen
Here is an aspiring 4th generation optician. What will our industry be like in 30 years? Does it really matter? An optician today is both crafty, technical and creative. What you learn and do being an optician is applicable in many areas of other industries. Think about it: Customer service, marketing, sales, fashion, assembly, critical thinking, trouble shooting, eye glasses as medical necessity to help the visually impaired, safety protection uses, business skills, etc. You can't lose learning this trade.