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VC 283 - Advanced Contact Lens Lab

Credit Hours: 2

Practical applications of contact lens course. Topics include fitting of contact lenses, over-refraction of contact lenses, RGP lens fitting, office management and problem solving techniques.

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;
  • fit rigid and soft contact lenses;
  • assess how to fit special lenses;
  • understand the management of a contact lens practice;
  • design contact lenses; and
  • participate in the National Contact Lens Certification Examination and the New York State Contact Lens Licensing Examination.

Prerequisites: VC 232, VC 233
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