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Contact Lens Fitting Course For Board Certification

November 15-17, 2019 @ Vision Preview 2019

Fort Lauderdale, 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 16 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 Vision Preview 2019

POF Member Rate $347

Standard Rate $447

    add $40 after Nov 4 6

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

Monday,  Nov 11:         6:30-9:30pm Live online Webinar

Friday,  Nov 15:           Noon-5pm at Vision Preview, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  Nov 16:       9am-5pm at Vision Preview, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,  Nov 17:           9am-2pm at Vision Preview, Classroom

                  *The advance webinar allows for the course to end at 2pm instead on 5pm on Sunday 


The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: A reduced room rate of $149.00, Self-parking is $20 per overnight and $10 per day. You can make hotel reservations by calling (800) 937-8461 and advising the hotel you are with the POF/Vision Preview group to receive the reduced rate or click below to book online by October 25th, 2019

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*Book Early as the Hotel Will Sell Out*

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