Certificate Program in Contact Lens Dispensing

With so many contact lens materials, parameters and modalities available today, it is important that eye care practitioners must take a systematic approach to patient training during the initial contact lens evaluation.

Course Outline

  • PAPER 1 - CLASSIFICATION OF CONTACT LENS

  • PAPER II - FITTING AND EVALUATION OF CONTACT LENS

  • PAPER III - DISPENSING AND PATIENT SELECTION FOR CONTACT LENS

  • PAPER IV - MARKET REVIEWS AND NEW ERA IN CONTACT LENS

About this course

With so many contact lens materials, parameters and modalities available today, it is important for the eye care practitioner to match the proper lens to each individual patient. We must take a systematic approach to patient training during the initial contact lens evaluation. Ensuring that patients are comfortable with handling their lenses.

Developed to meet the needs of practicing optometrists, the curriculum has been designed to enhance understanding of contact lens practice and enable graduates to increase their competency through theory and the development of appropriate skills. An expert team of presenters will deliver a range of topics including current information on contact lenses, lens fitting and special lenses.

This qualification builds on the baseline knowledge and skills of contact lens practice of qualified optometrists. It covers a range of topics including an ability to detect, assess and manage the impact of contact lens complications on the anterior eye, RGP fitting, orthokeratology, myopia control, early keratoconus, presbyopia, toric lens fitting etc.

Objectives

With so many contact lens materials, parameters and modalities available today, it is important for the eye care practitioner to match the proper lens to each individual patient. we must take a systematic approach to patient training during the initial contact lens evaluation. Ensuring that patients are comfortable with handling their lenses.

Eligibility

Certificate program is open to the working optometrists & optometry students

Synthesis of knowledge about

    • check How many hours can you wear contact lenses in a day?
    • check Is it good to wear contact lenses?
    • check What are the benefits of contact lenses?
    • check What is the most comfortable contact lens?
    • check Can you wear glasses and contact lenses at the same time?
    • check Which is better, glasses or contact lenses?
    • check Can I shower with a contact lens in?
    • check What happens if you accidentally sleep with a contact lens?
    • check Can contact lenses make you tired?
    • check Does a contact lens make your eyes worse?
    • check Why is my contact lens blurry all of a sudden?
    • check Is it OK to wear contact lenses every day?
    • check Why is my vision getting worse?
    • check Does your vision get worse if you don't wear glasses?
    • check What happens if I stop wearing glasses?
    • check Can I go blind from not wearing glasses?
    • check Should I wear glasses all the time if I am short sighted?
    • check Which contact lens is best?
    • check What are the different types of contact lenses?
    • check Are daily or monthly contact lenses better?
    • check Can I wear monthly contact lenses for longer?
    • check Are monthly contact lenses cheaper than daily?
    • check How long can you wear monthly contact lenses per day?
    • check Are daily contact lenses the same as monthly?
    • check How old must children be before they can wear contact lenses?
    • check Is there really a big difference between daily wear and extended wear contact lenses?
    • check I'm looking for a specific type of contact lens. Do you know where I can find it?
    • check Can I wear contact lenses if I have bifocal eyeglasses?
    • check When contact lenses expire?
    • check Can I extend the life of or reuse my contact lenses?
    • check Can some contact lenses actually slow or control nearsightedness?
    • check If I have astigmatism, can I wear contact lenses?
    • check What are the symptoms and signs of contact lens problems?
    • check When should someone seek medical care for contact lens problems?
    • check What exams and tests do health-care professionals use to diagnose contact lens problems?
    • check What are home remedies for contact lens problems?
    • check What are medical treatments for contact lens problems?
    • check What are tips for preventing contact lens problems?
    • check Follow-up for contact lenses.
    • check Will My contact lens reduce my power or stop the progression?
    • check Is it troublesome to take care of contact lenses?
    • check Is it safe to wear contact lenses during sports?
    • check Can I use eye drops over my contact lenses?

Course Fee

₹10000

for Indian Students

$300

for International Students

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