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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1804

Title: Orthoptics/Orthoptist.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of ophthalmologists, to analyze, evaluate, and treat specific disorders of vision, eye movement, and eye alignment in children and adults. Includes instruction in eye anatomy, neuroanatomy, physiology, pharmacology, ophthalmic optics, diagnostic testing and measurement, orthoptic treatment therapy, systemic ocular diseases and disorders, principles of surgery, examination techniques, patient education, child psychology and development, learning disabilities, medical writing, and record-keeping.

Action: No Substantive Changes

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CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1804 Orthoptics/Orthoptist. No substantive changes 51.1804 Orthoptics/Orthoptist.
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