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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

On the Job


Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians cut, grind, or polish optical products, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. They also put lenses into frames.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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