Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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VSC 316 - CL Exam & Fitting with Lab/Practicum


2 credit(s)
This course introduces the common comprehensive eye exam for patients wearing or wanting to wear contact lenses.  It covers the special tests for evaluating vision and measuring the ocular surface to determine what type of contact lenses are most appropriate for the patient.  This course also reviews proper fitting and prescription of various types of contact lenses. Procedures and criteria for assessing lens fit and impact to eye health will be discussed. This course includes laboratory work to help students obtain practice skills. This course also includes clinically-relevant activities to help students improve their clinical skills by integrating classroom and laboratory learning with these activities.



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