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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1801

Title: Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals to adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses, as prescribed by ophthalmologists or optometrists; to assist patients in selecting appropriate frames; and to prepare work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians. Includes instruction in geometrical optics, ophthalmic optics, anatomy of the eye, optical instrumentation, use and maintenance of adjustment and cleaning tools, prescription interpretation, contact lens adaptation and fitting, prosthesis fitting, facial and eye measuring, pathology identification, record-keeping, and patient and business administrative tasks.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1801 Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician. No substantive changes 51.1801 Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician.
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