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What are the top 3 traits or skills every ophthalmic technician must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your ophthalmic technician expertise?

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Jo Horton in Dallas, Texas

86 months ago

I NEED MORE SKILLS.MY EXPERIENCE LEVEL IS LOW.

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Ciara Turner in Saint Paul, Minnesota

77 months ago

Jo Horton in Dallas, Texas said: I NEED MORE SKILLS.MY EXPERIENCE LEVEL IS LOW.

I would have to say refraction, retinoscoping and tonometry. Top three...

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Jo Horton in Dallas, Texas

77 months ago

Thank you very much for the information. I am currently working on getting my COA Certification. I have gained so much more experience since nine months ago. Thanks!

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Pedro in San Antonio, Texas

71 months ago

Refracting, triage and applicable testing as needed, Accuracy, accuracy, and accuracy.

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Kim Slifer in Panorama City, California

40 months ago

In a general practice the dividing factor between a technician and one with value is the one who can refract. Once you become good is when to ask for a raise. One other skill that is becoming very important to cataract surgeons is Ascans. We are seeing more and more baby boomer's who have had refractive surgery that are in need cataract surgery. Proper and accurate IOL measurments ,K reading, topography are essential for near plano results. Master this skill, give your doctor excellent results, you will become "most valuable" !

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