Monthly Archives: August 2013

How to swat a fly.

Let’s use our knowledge of eye anatomy and physiology to improve our fly swatting ability. One look at a fly will tell you that the eye of a fly is not much like ours. First of all, fly eyes take … Continue reading

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There is still time to take the 2013 ATPO salary survey, but hurry.

If you are an ophthalmic assistant, technician, or technologist (certified or not), please take a few minutes to complete an online salary survey that is compiled by ATPO (Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology). This survey is compiled every two … Continue reading

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JCAHPO (finally) converts to new COT exam content areas.

The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology has at long last converted to the new content areas for the ophthalmic technician certification exam. What does this mean for all you COAs out there? Did the exam get easier … Continue reading

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