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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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johorton in Dallas, Texas

124 months ago

I NEED MORE SKILLS.MY EXPERIENCE LEVEL IS LOW.

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Ciara Turner in Saint Paul, Minnesota

115 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

115 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

109 months ago

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

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Kim Slifer in Panorama City, California

78 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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california1234 in Parkville, Maryland

2 hours ago

Hi I have worked in ophthalmology for at least 17 years and am interested in getting back in the field. I am asking for 25.00 per hour.

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