Training Program Summary

Orthoptics/Orthoptist
Orthoptics/Orthoptist. A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of ophthalmologists, to analyze, evaluate, and treat specific disorders of vision, eye movement, and eye alignment in children and adults. Includes instruction in eye anatomy, neuroanatomy, physiology, pharmacology, ophthalmic optics, diagnostic testing and measurement, orthoptic treatment therapy, systemic ocular diseases and disorders, principles of surgery, examination techniques, patient education, child psychology and development, learning disabilities, medical writing, and record-keeping.
 
Training Providers for Orthoptics/Orthoptist in California
Provider Name
Program Name
Central Sierra Regional Occupational Program Orthoptics/Orthoptist 

Occupations for Orthoptics/Orthoptist in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians2018 - 20283,9004,50060015.4 Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)  
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians2018 - 20283,9004,50060015.4 Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)