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Contact Lens Fitting Course For Board Certification

September 10 - 12, 2021 @ 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 2021

POF Member Rate $347

Standard Rate $447

    add $40 after August 22nd

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

Tuesday,    September 7:   6:30-9:30pm Live online Webinar

Friday,        September 10: Noon-5pm at West Coast Better Vision 2021, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  September 11: 9am-5pm at West Coast Better Vision 2021, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,     September 12 9am-2pm at West Coast Better Vision 2021, Classroom & Hands-on




Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

105 North Bayshore Drive

Safety Harbor, FL 34695

727-726-1161 ext 7100 

Safety Harbor is SOLD OUT!!

Due to the popularity of this event's destination, Safety Harbor Resort & Spa is sold out.  We have a limited room block at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Clearwater for only $94 per night.  This price includes a delicious daily hot breakfast.  The Fairfield Inn is a short 7 minute drive (2.8 miles) from the conference. 

Last Day to Book: Friday, August 27, 2021

 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

3070 Gulf to Bay Blvd

Clearwater, FL 33759

(727) 724-6223

Use Group: Professional Opticians of Florida


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