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OPTH 101 - Ophthalmic Materials II Lecture

(3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): OPTH 100 - Ophthalmic Materials I Lecture .
This course builds upon the basic principles of prerequisite courses needed to understand ophthalmic lens development. Topics include prism, gross anatomy and physiology of the eye, history and function of bifocals and trifocals, bicentric grinding, vertex distance compensation, sagitta, surfacing, and mathematical formulas used in lens computation. The course terminates in complete study of ophthalmic lens design.
If the student is registered with the State Board as an apprentice, Ophthalmic Materials II must be completed to be eligible for the State Board Qualifying Technician Exam.


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