Optical Laboratory Technician

Duties and responsibilities:
Optical laboratory technicians grind and fit eyeglass lenses into frames according to prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. Technicians set lens grinding machine so that lens blanks are ground and polished. They then fit the polished lenses into eyeglass frames and, depending upon where they work, fit the frames to the patients. Some ophthalmic technicians work in optical laboratories or for optometrists or ophthalmologists. Many work in retail stores that have optical departments.
Salary:
$15,000- $20,000

Education:
High school diploma or GED certificate. Training programs last between 6 months to one year.
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Reflection:
I wouldn’t mind this job due to it having to do with the eyes, i myself do need glasses and i understand how it feels to have to wear glasses and to be a bit blind in my seeing so i enjoy eyes. Though i doubt i would be any good at this job.

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