Optical technicians, also known as ophthalmic lab technicians, work in laboratories to produce prescription lenses for eyeglasses and contact lenses. They also produce lenses for optical instruments, such as binoculars and telescopes. Most optical technicians receive on-the-job training, while others acquire their skills through programs offered at vocational schools and community colleges.
Optical technicians work environment is in the Labouratory
General and Personal Skills Required
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Special training offered by training Institutes or Companies manufacturing Optical equipment seeking to employ Optical Technicians