Ophthalmic Medical Technician

Education Required

Some employers prefer that ophthalmic laboratory technicians obtain certification from the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) prior to hiring or after completing on-the-job training. Basic certification is earned after passing an exam.

Career Setting

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An Ophthalmic Medical Technician, also known as an Ophthalmic Technician or Ophthalmic Assistant, is a healthcare professional who assists ophthalmologists in providing eye care services to patients. They perform various clinical and administrative tasks related to eye examinations, diagnostic testing, and patient support. Click to explore more occupational details:

Ophthalmic Medical Technician