2016-2017 Catalog 
    
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OPTH 200 - Contact Lenses I

(3,0) 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): OPTH 100 - Ophthalmic Materials I Lecture  and OPTH 101 - Ophthalmic Materials II Lecture  and OPTH 121 - Anatomy & Physiology of the Eye .
Includes a historical review as well as theory; design and optical principles of contact lenses; indications and contraindications for contact lens wear; patient evaluation; discussion of lens types and availability; fundamental techniques and fitting procedures including the biomicroscope and keratometer; evaluation of fit; and patient education on care, cleaning, insertion and removal of contact lenses.



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