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Advanced Contact Lenses (SAC23005)

Contact lenses are an essential part of optometric practice; not only for practice success, but also in the management of certain ocular conditions that require visual or therapeutic rehabilitation. This course covers advanced contact lens topics for the optometry student who has previous contact lens practice experience. Topics include soft and rigid gas permeable toric lenses, multifocal lenses, specialty lenses for irregular corneas, and contact lens related complications. Self-study is the key to maximizing learning and success in this course.

  • Lecture Hours: 30
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Patient Care Hours: 0
  • Seminar / Online Hours: 0
  • Grade Type: letter