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Contact Lens Fitting Course For Board Certification

June 5-7, 2020 @ West Coast Better Vision

Safety Harbor, FL

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 West Coast Better Vision 2020

POF Member Rate $347

Standard Rate $447

    add $40 after May 25

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

Monday,  June 1:         6:30-9:30pm Live online Webinar

Friday,  June 5:           Noon-5pm at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  June 6:       9am-5pm at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,  June 7:           9am-Noon at West Coast Better Vision 2020, Classroom

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



Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

105 North Bayshore Drive

Safety Harbor, FL 34695


Space is limited.  Register by May 25 to receive early registration rates. 

*Book Early as Hotel Will Sell Out*

To receive the POF discounted rate of $99 per night.   Please  call the hotel directly at 727-726-1161 ext 7100 by May 8, 2020 and use the group name "POF/West Coast Better Vision".

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