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An Ophthalmic Assistant assists ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. The assistant may administer eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.

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Ophthalmic Assistant Program

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An Ophthalmic Assistant assists ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. The assistant may administer eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.

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This program prepares students for entry level positions in Ophthalmology.  Through classroom lecture and labs, this program includes: anatomy and physiology of the eye, general principles of pharmacology, prescriptions written for the eye, visual acuity, and tonometry (basic) and glaucoma. This course includes a review of ocular dressing procedures, maintenance of equipment and instruments and other areas. No pre-requisites are required.  Textbooks are included. This course is offered through a partnership with Condensed Curriculum International (CCI).

Total Cost: $1,125

This course is 50 total contact hours.