Become an Ophthalmic Assistant

The 50-hour Ophthalmic Assistant Program prepares students for entry-level positions in ophthalmology, one of the fastest growing healthcare segments. Through classroom lecture and labs, this program includes anatomy and physiology of the eye, general principles of pharmacology, prescriptions written for the eye, visual acuity, and tonometry (basic) and glaucoma. The course also includes a review of ocular dressing procedures, maintenance of equipment and instruments, and other areas. This program meets the necessary requirements of a leading national certification examination – please call for more details.