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Ophthalmic Medical Technologists

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Get involved in a professional association such as the Association of Technical Personnel in Opthalmology,, to meet others in the field and learn about job opportunities. Speak to an ophthalmic medical technologist to get the inside scoop on this job. Ask your school's career services office for help with setting up an informational interview with a technologist, and prepare your questions about this profession in advance. Volunteering at a local hospital or clinic is a great way to experience the health care workplace and see if this is a good match for your interests and skills. You can also learn more about the practice of ophthalmology by reading articles and finding other resources at the Web site of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (

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