ophthalmic laboratory technician

ophthalmic laboratory technician

A technician who makes eyewear by following ophthalmic prescriptions. The work involves coating, cutting, grinding, polishing, tinting, and ensuring the quality of corrective lenses as well as the preparation and adjustment of eyewear.
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Those jobs include packaging and filling machine operators, ophthalmic laboratory technicians, logging equipment operators, slaughterers and meat packers and movie projectionists.<br />However, the report concludes, nearly 1.2 million jobs statewide could have 80 percent or more of their tasks performed by machines in the coming decades.
Similarly, ophthalmic laboratory technicians are highly skilled and work in a laboratory setting and may be called technicians.