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Contact Lens Fitting Course For Board Certification

Become a Florida Board Certified Optician

Professional Opticians of Florida is proud to present this twenty (20) hour course covering state-of-the-art contact lens technologies and fitting techniques.          

Earn the required 20 hours of training for State Board of Opticianry Certification. This course fulfills the educational requirement to enable Florida opticians to fill, fit, adapt, and dispense contact lenses without supervision of the prescriber. FL Statute 484.002(6)

Available for CE Credit or License Renewal

This course can be used for 15 hours of technical contact lens CE for Florida license renewal. (CE renewal credits are only earned & issued for attending the entire 20 hour course.) However, you cannot use this course for both Florida Board Certification and license renewal.

The course will include discussion and review of the following topics:

    • Optical anatomy and physiology
    • Indications and contra-indications of contact lens fitting
    • Identification of abnormal responses secondary to contact lens wear
    • Basic rigid and soft lens design
    • Fitting and follow-up care
    • Identify fluorescein contact lens patterns
    • Special lens designs and fittings
    • Review of clinical fitting case examples
    • 4 hour hands-on workshop with slit-lamps & keratometers

Become Board Certified at Summer Showcase

POF Member Rate $347

Standard Rate $447

    add $40 after July 16

Education Schedule: New format with an advance live online webinar*

Monday, July 30:             6:30-9:30pm Live online Webinar

Friday, August 3:             3pm-8pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday, August 4:        9am-5pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday, August 5:           9am-Noon at Summer Showcase, Classroom

                  *The advance webinar allows for the course to end at noon instead on 5pm on Sunday 


The Plaza Resort & Spa
600 N. Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Space is limited.  Register by July 16 to receive early registration rates. 

To receive the POF discounted rate of $129 per night, plus $15 Resort Fee.   Please book online or call the hotel directly at 844-284-2685 by July 13 and use the group name "Professional Opticians of Florida".

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