Course Description
Basic Contact Lenses
(3-3-1) Introduction to contact lens theory and
practice. Topics include the history, development,
and manufacture of contact lenses; lens materials,
designs, fitting, and care techniques; as well as
skills necessary for the accurate measurement of
lens parameters. This course will also introduce
and compare similar concepts of spectacles.
Required Prerequisite(s): OPTS-1311
Semester hours:3
Lecture hours:3
Lab hours:1
Petition required:N
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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