Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

VC 233 - Lab for VC 232

Credit Hours: 2

This course is a continuation in the use of all instruments vital in the fitting of contact lenses. Emphasis will be given to special lens designs, including bifocals, toric, keratoconus and therapeutic lenses. Over-refraction procedures will be included.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate the usage of instruments needed in the fitting of contact lenses;
  • discuss the aspects of fitting rigid and soft lenses and the follow-up care;
  • express the terminology of contact lens fitting;
  • assess how to fit special lenses;
  • evaluate fluorescein patterns; and
  • participate in the National Contact Lens Certification Examination and the New York State Contact Lens Licensing Examination.


Prerequisites: VC 142
Concurrent Registration: VC 232
F (N)