Richard Homeier has been a practicing optician since 1964 and is the owner of Optical Perspectives in Estes Park, Colorado. Richard holds both ABOM and NCLE-A certifications, and has been teaching ABO course material since 1991. Richard has twice been President of the Opticians Association of Kansas and has served on the Colorado Board since 1999. During his career as an optician, Richard spent six years in Africa where he built small optical laboratories and trained workers in 17 countries. Richard is also a contributing writer for Vision Care Products.