Contact Lens Complications and Resolutions
Debra Bennett has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. The content and format of this course is presented without commercial bias and does not claim superiority of any commercial product or service.
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 severe and sight threatening. Rapid diagnosis and intervention can help to prevent vision loss.
This course includes a review of complications related to the cornea, care and patient use. Direct care, referral protocols and the most commonly encountered complications are covered. Also, common sense techniques are suggested.
- Identify various contact lens complications
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of complications
- Assess the best course of action for various complications
- Apply the proper treatment and discussions with the patient
There is a 40-question test at the end of the course. A successful passing score of 80% is required on all ABO-NLCE continuing education courses in order to earn the designated number of credits. You will know your grade instantly after completing the course.