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Contact Lens Fitting Course For Board Certification

September 8-10, 2023

at Summer Showcase 2023

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 2023

POF Member Rate $347

Standard Rate $447

    add $40 after Aug 28, 2023

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

Tuesday,  Sept 5: 6:30-9:30pm Live online Webinar

Friday,       Sept 8: Noon-5pm at Summer Showcase 2023, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday, Sept 9: 9am-5pm at Summer Showcase 2023, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,   Sept 109am-2pm at Summer Showcase 2023, Classroom & Hands-on




The Daytona Grande Oceanfront Resort

422 N. Atlantic Ave

Daytona Beach, FL 32118

(386) 271-7979

Please call The Daytona Grande Oceanfront Resort 386-271-7979 and ask for the Professional Opticians of Florida group rate of $159 per night, or click below to book online.  Please book before TBD, 2023.  

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