Ophthalmic Technician Training Program

Become a certified ophthalmic assistant with us!

Technician training is a 12-week program that consists of both book learning and hands on approach. As you advance in your training, you will be introduced into the room to work alongside with an experienced technician. At the end of your training, you will  begin your journey to becoming a C.O.A (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant). 

What you can expect in your 12 weeks of training:

Week 1: Introduction to Ophthalmology and Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

Week 2: Diseases and Disorders of the Eye and Systemic Diseases and Ocular Manifestations

Week 3: Optics and Refractive States of the Eye and Principles and Problems of Contacts

Week 4: Pharmacology and Microorganisms and Infection Control

Week 5: Comprehensive Eye Exams and Tests and Procedures

Week 6: Ocular Motility and Principles and Techniques of Perimetry

Week 7: Review Week (weeks 1-6)

Week 8: Low Vision, Pediatrics, and Patients with Special Concerns

Week 9: Refractive Surgery and Minor Surgical Assisting

Week 10: Care of Ophthalmic Lenses and Instruments and Patient Screening and Emergencies

Week 11: General Medical Knowledge

Week 12: Final Review

Want to apply? Email your resume to HR@fairvieweyecenter.com