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OPTH 115 - Ophthalmic Dispensing I Lab

(0,4) 2 Credits

Prerequisite(s): OPTH 106 - Ophthalmic Materials II Lab .
This lab covers the theory and application of ocular measurements and the use of the corneal reflection pupilometer and other instruments. Attention is also given to frame materials and parts; cosmetic and anatomical consideration of the fitting triangle; fitting and adjustment techniques for various frames and mountings; neutralization and verifiction of ophthalmic prescriptions in single vision and bifocals through use of the vertometer/lensometer; use and application of various hand tools, pliers and gauges, and minor frame and temple repairs. A portion of the student’s laboratory time will be spent with direct patient contact in the on-campus optical clinic. (Students will be required to supply their own tools and instruments.)



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