Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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VSC 318 - CL & Myopia Control with Lab/Practicum


2 credit(s)
This course reviews traditional and innovative methods to controlling myopia with contact lenses with an evidence-based approach.  It covers topics such as the use of orthokeratology (Ortho-k) lenses, soft multifocal lenses and other novel lens designs.  It will discuss challenges in lens design and fitting as well as review patient management strategies to maintain proper health and compliance. 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.
Prerequisite(s): VSC 316  



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