Ophthalmic Technicians serve a vital role in a retina practice. Candidates for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced clinical environment. They are responsible for multiple facets of patient care. Duties include taking thorough medical histories, checking vision and intraocular pressures, and dilating patient eyes. Strong communication skills are required as technicians interact with both patients and physicians. In addition to their primary responsibilities, they may perform diagnostic testing and assist the doctors with treatment procedures. This career opportunity entails traveling to various locations. While experience is favored, enthusiastic individuals with a willingness to learn may apply.