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Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

On the Job


Ophthalmic Medical Technicians assist ophthalmologists in clinics. They may administer eye exams or medications. They may instruct patients in the care and use of glasses or contacts.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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