1234 Burnt Oak
San Antonio, TX 78232



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Provide superior ophthalmic patient care and treatment using professional knowledge and skills obtained through hands-on experience and training. Maintain currency with wide range of equipment and techniques while broadening knowledge and skills in new technologies to enhance patient treatment outcomes.
Certification and Qualification
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Technician Privileges:
    • San Antonio Eye Surgicenter
    • Baptist Hospital
  • Retinal Angiographer


Experience and Skills
  • Ocular terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • Patient history taking
  • Preliminary examinations:
    • Visual assessment
    • Depth perception
    • Color vision
  • Measurements of accommodation and of convergence
  • Ocular disorders
  • Visual fields
  • Ocular motility
  • Ophthalmic surgical assisting
  • Oculoplastics surgical assisting
  • Operating room setup
  • Optics
  • Ocular injuries
  • Microbiology
  • Aseptic techniques and minor office surgery
  • Pharmacology
  • Rigid and soft contact lenses (basic)
  • Facts about spectacles
  • Ocular muscle deviations
  • Instillation of eye drops and ointments
  • External examinations
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Vital signs
  • Health Provider CPR qualified
Metrics and Equipment
  • Tonometry: indentation and applanation
  • Lensometry: spectacles and contact lenses
  • Retinal angiography
  • Pachimetry
  • Immersion and applanation A-scan biometry
  • Retinoscopy
  • Keratometry
  • Refactometry
  • Slit lamp
  • External photography
  • Topography
  • Laser coherence biometry
  • Argon and YAG Laser setup

Employment Background

San Antonio Eye Clinic
San Antonio, Texas

1999 to Present

Ophthalmic Technician, Surgical Assistant,
Retinal Angiographer

  • Accomplish initial patient work-ups and follow-up care averaging 50-90 patients per day during office days
  • Perform surgical assisting for up to four ophthalmic surgeons, handling 12-15 patients per day on surgical days
  • Administer specialized diabetic screening and measurements, averaging 24 patients per half-day during office days
  • Provide Fluoroscein and ICG angiography for up to 10 patients per day on office days

AutoZone / Chief Auto Parts
(store changed ownership)
San Antonio, Texas

1994 to 1999

Sales and Parts Representative

  • Provided customer service and assistance
  • Maintained inventory and stock levels for over 100,000 items and parts
  • Managed store opening and closing procedures, including cash accounting
  • Accomplished product display resets


San Antonio College of Medical & Dental Assistants

  • Ophthalmic Technician Program Graduate
  • Accomplishment and Academic Awards granted for academic excellence, professional standards, and attendance
  • Student Advisory Committee
  • Completed 900 clock-hour program with 3.8 GPA

San Antonio College

  • Completed 24 credit hours of general education, core, and law enforcement courses



  • Retinal photographs published in U.S. Army ophthalmic training manual

Professional Memberships
  • Ophthalmic Personnel Society of San Antonio
  • Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

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