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29-2057.00    Ophthalmic Medical Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician
  • Manager of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. May administer eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.


  • Administer topical ophthalmic or oral medications.
  • Take and document patients' medical histories.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.