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Contact Lens Complications and Resolutions-2021

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. It is vital for the eye care professional to help patients use contact lenses in a safe and sanitary manner. That being said, even with the most diligent patient, complications can occasionally arise. These complications can range from mild and self‐limiting to … Continued

Orthokeratology and Myopia Control-2021

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Orthokeratology and myopia control are dynamic parts of the contact lens industry due to advances in lens design. The research into and the availability of ocular drugs that delay myopic progression have renewed interest in the field. Higher amounts of myopia can … Continued

Dispensing to Seniors-2022

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Brief Course Description Dispensing to Seniors The population is ageing and people are living longer. The average life expectancy in the United States is now more that 75 years and this bodes well for the optical industry. The “baby boom” generation, that … Continued

All About SiHy (Silicone Hydrogel Lenses)-2023

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Silicone Hydrogel (SiHy) was introduced in 1999 as the first contact lens material approved for continuous wear. It is also a popular daily wear lens; plus, SiHy is the material of choice for new wearers and re-fitted patients. The SiHy lens material … Continued

Troubleshooting the Demanding Patient-2021

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Brief Course Description Troubleshooting the Demanding Patient Troubleshooting the demanding patient is like troubleshooting any other patient. The demanding patient requires more patience and often a more creative approach to your usual routine. At the conclusion of this program, you should be … Continued

Therapeutic and Bandage Contact Lenses-2022

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Healing or preventing an ocular wound, especially any damage to the cornea, requires special measures. Therapeutic and bandage contact lenses can be an important part of the healing process when the eye care professional and patient work together for the best results. … Continued

Diabetes and the Eye-2021

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Diabetes is a systemic disease affecting a large percentage of the U.S. population. When uncontrolled, diabetes can damage the retina, possibly leading to blindness. The eye care professional (ECP) benefits from a basic understanding of the disease, the symptoms and available treatments: … Continued

Soft Contact Lenses: Best Practices (SCD)-2021

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. The optician who works with contact lens patients will be called upon to assist in patient fitting, lens choice and also implementing advanced diagnostic techniques when needed. The optician will also be able to offer the patient a custom fit in a … Continued

The Contact Lens Dispensary: From Set Up to Inventory-2020

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. A contact lens dispensary requires proper set-up, staffing and maintenance. Set up and layout facilitate patient flow and offer comfort and privacy. All staff members need to make a patient feel welcome, whether the staff member is directly or indirectly involved in … Continued

The Technology of Contact Lenses-2020

You are accessing a expired course. Please contact support to switch the course. Contact lenses are a modern technology with a historical perspective. First conceptually illustrated by Leonardo DaVinci, these tiny lenses were not actualized for centuries. Today’s technology is based upon early lenses that were extremely uncomfortable at best and dangerous at worst. The … Continued