Adhithyan Institute of paramedical Science

B.VOC OPHTHALMIC TECHNOLOGY

B.VOC OPHTHALMIC TECHNOLOGY

Ophthalmic medical technician work with an eye doctor to provide patient care  by performing eye- related clinical task such as vision tests and assisting eye surgeries. Ophthalmic technician assist eye care practitioner in their practice eye problems. Ophthalmic technician fulfil numerous functions, such as acquiring health histories from patients , explaining how to use contact lenses, maintaining equipment,  measuring visions, performing diagnostic examination and providing eye medications. This is a bright, easy setting course , which has extended opportunities in the field eye care looking no further for vertical mobility. Additional responsibility may include the following: .Arranging instruments for operations under supervision . performing ophthalmic clinical photography. Maintenance and handling of the equipment . assisting ophthalmic staff. Ophthalmic technicians obtain training in one or a combination of ways : on the job training – most ophthalmic practises have their own training programmes and procedures for entry level ophthalmic assists with no previous experience or training in the field. Senior level ophthalmic assistants often supervise and train new employees. The training includes both on the job work and homework in the form of independent study courses. Academic training in an accredited programme- many academic institutions offers shortterm accredited programmes in ophthalmic medical assisting. These programs offer training on state-of- the- art equipment. Students learn professional standard , and often have the opportunity to practice their skill in a clinical settings.