Fellowship in Spectacle Dispensing
Optical industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the present scenario. When Optometrist have opportunities to get specialized in this particular field they will have increased opportunities to work in leading optical outlets, branded lens companies , work in hospital based optical outlets and will be qualified to run a optical shop.
About this course
Optometrists advises on, fits and supplies the most appropriate spectacles after taking account of each patient’s visual, lifestyle and vocational needs.They also play an important role in advising and dispensing low vision aids to those who are partially sighted as well as advising on and dispensing to children where appropriate.
Their specialist skills include professional advice on lenses for night driving, UV protection, prescription sunglasses, spectacles for VDU use, sports and safety eyewear
Dispensing spectacles to children, to the visually impaired, or dispensing of contact lenses can only be undertaken by, or carried out under supervision of optometrists
The course is divided into two parts: Online Course and Hands on training.
After successful completion of the online course and Hands on training, candidates must complete an online assessment test for each unit, comprising multiple choices and an onsite examination of the subject at the end of the academic year. A 75% pass rate is required.
Articles that are listed in your Recommended Reading list will be included in the assessment process. Videos that are listed on CORE as recommended viewing will also be included in the assessment process
Spectacle dispensing is a sub specialty of optometry which includes all procedures from the time the glass prescription is presented to the optician till the patient receives the pair of glasses satisfactorily. The objective of this course is to develop the optometrist's skills and knowledge for quality vision care services.
Fellowship is open to the optometrists who are completed 4 year Degree or 2 year Diploma in Optometry
Synthesis of knowledge about
- What is facial wrap in spectacles?
- What are the characteristics of a good Paediatric frame?
- What is crest height in optics?
- Is an optician?
- How do I adjust the specs of my face?
- How do you fit spectacle frames?
- What type of glasses fit my face?
- What are the numbers on the side of my glasses?
- Should glasses cover your eyebrows?
- What glasses make you look younger?
- Are my glasses too narrow?
- How do I know if my glasses are too big?
- Does Bridge size matter in glasses?
- Should my glasses touch my cheeks?
- How do you tell if glasses are too big for your face?
- Should nose pads leave marks?
- Do glasses change your face?
- Why are my glasses leaving marks on my nose?
- Are spectacle marks permanent?
- How do you prevent spectacle marks?
- How do I stop getting marks on my nose from glasses?
- Are glasses better with or without nose pads?
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