Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

VC 100 - Ophthalmic Dispensing I

Credit Hours: 2

Introduction to history and development of opticianry, basic anatomy and physiology of the eye, eye planes and interocular distances, and visual acuity.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • list and identify historical and evolutionary developments related to opticianry;
  • list laws governing opticianry in New York State;
  • list and identify anatomical and physiological functions of the human eye;
  • analyze eye planes and interocular distances related to ophthalmic lenses;
  • list and discuss visual acuity testing systems; and
  • list and identify refractive abnormalities of the eye.

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