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Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician. A program that prepares individuals to adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses, as prescribed by ophthalmologists or optometrists; to assist patients in selecting appropriate frames; and to prepare work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians. Includes instruction in geometrical optics; ophthalmic optics; anatomy of the eye; optical instrumentation; use and maintenance of adjustment and cleaning tools; prescription interpretation; contact lens adaptation and fitting; prosthesis fitting; facial and eye measuring; pathology identification; record-keeping; and patient and business administrative tasks.
 

Offered By: LAUSD-Metropolitan Skills Center

Address:
2801 West Sixth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Internet Link: http://www.metropolitan-sc2.lausd.k12.ca.us
CONTACT:
Admissions Representative
Phone: 213-386-7269

Program Details

Program Title: Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
 
Program Description: Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician. A program that prepares individuals to adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses, as prescribed by ophthalmologists or optometrists; to assist patients in selecting appropriate frames; and to prepare work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians. Includes instruction in geometrical optics; ophthalmic optics; anatomy of the eye; optical instrumentation; use and maintenance of adjustment and cleaning tools; prescription interpretation; contact lens adaptation and fitting; prosthesis fitting; facial and eye measuring; pathology identification; record-keeping; and patient and business administrative tasks.
 
Degree Offered: Certificates < 2yrs.
 
 
 



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