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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1006

Title: Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of ophthalmologists and optometrists, to cut, grind, edge, and finish corrective lenses and to fabricate eyewear. Includes instruction in optical theory, applied mathematics, lens surfacing and finishing, tinting and coating, impact resistance treatment and testing, frame construction and repair, prescription interpretation, equipment operation and maintenance, follow-up adjustment, record-keeping, and laboratory safety procedures.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1006 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician. No substantive changes 51.1006 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician.
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