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OPT.-3

Frames/Lenses

In this module, students learn about different lens and frame materials and designs. Students learn about various optical products available in the market. Different lens designs, prescription, true powers, transposition, metric system and diopter power are discussed. Students learn about prism and Prentice’s Rule. Students receive hands-on experience in lensometer, frame measurements and patient measurements. Students practice frame standard and anatomical alignments and repairs. ANSI standards are presented and students' projects are checked according to the standards. Students are introduced to salesmanship and the personal computer. Students gain practical experience utilizing a variety of instructional programs related to theoretical concepts taught in this module.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
31.50

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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