Basic Principles of Refraction for Technicians and Assistants

Basic Principles of Refraction for Technicians and Assistants

September 14, 2017, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

1001-V

Language:
English

This course brings together the theories of refraction and how the refracting procedures tie in with the patients Rx. We will begin with a brief overview of the objective refraction process, comparing retinoscopy and vergences of the eye. Participants will compare refractive errors with vergences and relate this to the objective refractive process. Continuing with the subjective refraction, we will look at the concept of visual resolution and the order of cylinder refinement. Duochrome, Binocular Balance and measuring Add Power will round out the course.

Speakers

  • Laurie Pierce

    Speaker

    LDO,FNAO,ABOM

    Hillsborough Community College

    Ms. Pierce is an Instructor in the Opticianry program at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida. Laurie is a graduate of Newbury College's...

Type of Session

  1. Type of Session Course

Course Number

  1. Course Number 25O1

Pending Accreditations

  1. A - ABO Yes
  2. C - COPE No
  3. FL-OD - Florida State Board of Optometry No
  4. FL-OP - Florida State Board of Opticianry No
  5. FL-T - Florida State Board of Opticianry – Technical Yes
  6. N - NCLE No
  7. NYS-CL-A - New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Advanced No
  8. NYS-CL-B - New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Basic No
  9. NYS-CL-I - New York State Opticians-Contact Lenses-Intermediate No
  10. NYS-D-A - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Advanced No
  11. NYS-D-B - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Basic No
  12. NYS-D-I - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Intermediate Yes
  13. O - Orals No
  14. P - AOA Paraoptometric Commission Yes
  15. T - TQ-CEE No
  16. TPA - Therapeutic No
  17. J - JCAHPO No

Categories

  1. Track
    Dispensing Essentials

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