In this module, students learn about contact lens (CL) terminology and design. They study anatomy and the physiology of the eye as it relates to CL fitting. Diopter power, prescription and transposition are discussed. Students learn the effect of vertex distance on lens power. Refractive errors are presented. Students learn to fit, insert and remove soft CL's. Students study the proper care system for these lenses. Students gain hands-on practice with keratometer, slit lamp and other related instruments to verify CL parameters. Students are introduced to various complications and medical problems related to CL wear. ANSI standards are presented, and customer service and follow-up schedules are discussed.
Outside Clock Hours:
In Class Clock Hours:
Share This Catalog Page:
* Required field
Ontario Campus: Voted Best Trade School in the 2021 Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Readers Choice Awards
LA Campus: Voted Favorite Career College in the 2021 LA Daily News Readers Choice Awards.
OC Campus: Voted Best Career College in the 2021 San Gabriel Valley Tribune Readers Choice Awards.
Personal Information you submit through our Sites, such as your name, address and other contact information, may be collected by American Career College for internal marketing and development purposes as well as to respond to your inquiry, complete a transaction for you, or fulfill other forms of customer service. You can choose not to receive marketing from us by "unsubscribing" using the instructions in any marketing email you receive from us.