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2016 Board of Certification Election Results

The OPS Board of Certification 2016 elections are complete and have been validated. The BOC is pleased to announce our newest board members. They each will be serving a three year term, 2017-2020.

Michael Bono, CRA, OCT-C
Alecia Camp, CRA, OCT-C
Ryan Imperio, CRA, OCT-C

We are also proud to announce the appointment of Paul Crown, CRA, OCT-C for the next three to fulfill a vacancy on the board.

Welcome and congratulations to all!!!


2016 Recertification Reminder

Certified Retinal Angiographers and Optical Coherence Tomographers-Certified who were certified in 2013, or prior certificants who last recertified in 2013, this is the third and final year that your certification remains valid.  A completed Application for Recertification, all supporting documentation, and payment of the recert fees must be completed before the deadline 12/31/2016.

If you are up for recertification in 2016, please take the time now to:

-Review C.E.C. requirements

-Review OPS membership status

-Check that the OPS/BOC has your current contact information 

If you are up for CRA recertification in 2016, NOW is the time to:

Sign up for an American Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR course.

Links to CPR Classes near you:

Forms and Instructions

Find Recertification Forms and Instructions on the Recertification Section of this website.

Additional questions? Please contact the Recertification Chair:



 2015 Board of Certification Election Results

 Congratulations to the new members of the Board of Certification, who will be inducted at our Spring BOC meeting on March 10-13, 2016. These members include Douglas Brice Crister, CRA, and Jan Prydybasz, CRA, COA. 

Incumbent BOC members Eric Kegley, CRA, COA and Mark Harrod, CRA, COA were re-elected. 



New 2015 CRA Program Guide Now Available

The OPS, Board of Certification is proud to announce the new CRA Program Guide has been published and can be downloaded here. The new CRA Program Guide and written exam is based of the 2014 Job Analysis Survey you participated in. The new test will be based off this new guidelines starting June 22, 2015. So if you can taking your exam after that review the new multiple choice examination content outline on page 16. 

If you have any questions please contact the CRA Section Chair at

Thank you and good luck.



2014 Job Analysis Survey for the Retinal Angiographer 

The OPS, Board of Certification Job Analysis Survey for the Retinal Angiographer is complete and can viewed at 2014 CRA Job Analysis Survey (PDF).

This survey is critical to the profession of Ophthalmic Photography.

The goal of the survey is to gather information regarding the tasks today‚Äôs Retinal Angiographers perform; which will in turn be used to support the Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA) Program. 
The survey's success depends on the observations ophthalmic professionals share regarding retinal angiography as they see it practiced.

Thank you to all who participated!


Testing at Test Centers NOW AVAILABLE

The CRA Written and the OCT-C Examinations are available to be taken by eligible candidates at approved test centers both within the United States and Internationally.  Please contact for details.

Listing of available test centers:

Please do not contact the test centers directly but work with to schedule the CRA examination or  to schedule the OCT-C exam.

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