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Credit  Hours

Course Title

Level

Course #

T

P

L

3

2

1

Contact Lenses 1

6

Opto 354

Description

In this first of a three course series, the history of contact lens development is discussed leading to current lens materials, soft lens design and manufacturing techniques. Parameters such as DK, DK/L, wetting angle, water content, thickness, edge, diameter, monocurve versus multicurve design and sagittal depth will be discussed. Fitting considerations of soft lenses for optimal physiological function; lag, sag, movement on blink; evaluation of VA, OR, OK, slit-lamp examination and vertex calculations. Criteria for patient selection and training as well as discussion of contact lens care systems

Textbook

1- Clinical Contact Lens Practice , Edward S . Bennett , 2005.

2-  Clinical Procedures in Optometry , J.Boyed Eskridge , 1991 .

Pre-Requisite

Opto 251

 

Schedule  of  Opto. 354

2nd  Semester 2008

No. of Lectures

Topics

No. of Weeks

1st. lecture

Ocular Measurements

1st. week

2nd. lecture

Tear Test( Shermer Test )

2nd. week

3rd. lecture

Tear test ( TBUT )

3rd. week

4th. lecture

Lens Prameter (power+Diameter)

4th. week

5th. lecture

Radiuscope ( Part 1)

5th.week

6th lecture

Radiuscope ( Part 2)

6th week

7th lecture

Mid Term Exam

7th week

8th lecture

Cleaning Solutions

8th week

9th lecture

Contact Lens Fitting (part1)

9th week

10th lecture

Contact Lens Fitting (part2)

10th week

11th lecture

Contact Lens Evaluation

11th week

12th lecture

Contact Lens Correction

12th week

13th lecture

How to Select Patient

13th week

14th lecture

After Care  

14th week

15th lecture

Final Practical Exam

15th week

 

Related Links :

www.Acuvue.com

www.obrigcontactlenses.com

 


 
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