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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1803

Title: Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in examining and treating patients with vision problems, vision disorders, and eye diseases. Includes instruction in taking patient histories, administering directed treatments and topical medications, diagnostic test procedures and equipment operation, anatomical and functional ocular measurements, patient care and instruction, ophthalmic and surgical equipment maintenance, safety and sterilization procedures, and office administrative procedures.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1803 Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist. No substantive changes 51.1803 Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist.
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