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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • May 17, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • May 19, 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • West Coast Better Vision 2019, Safety Harbor Resort & Spa, 105 North Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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*Course is currently full.  to be added to the wait list you may register below*



FLORIDA's 20 HOUR CONTACT LENS

FITTING COURSE   For Florida Board Certification

A 20 hour course covering state-of-the-art contact lens technologies and fitting techniques presented by the Professional Opticians of Florida.

Become a Florida Board Certified Optician

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

Education Schedule: New format with an advance live online webinar

Monday, May 13:     6:30 - 9:30pm Live Online Webinar*

Friday,  May 17:       Noon - 5:00pm at West Coast Better Vision, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  May 18:   9:00 - 5:00pm at West Coast Better Vision, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday, May 19:    9:00 - 2:00pm at West Coast Better Vision, Classroom

* The advance webinar on Monday night allows for the course to end Sunday at 2pm instead of at 5:00 pm.   



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
POF has established a hotel rate of $99 per night will be available to our group.


 

Additional Information

LOCATION: 

Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

105 N. Bayshore Dr

Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Phone: (727) 726-1161

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

A reduced room rate of $99 per night will be available to our group. You can make hotel reservations by calling (888) 237-8772 and advising the hotel you are with West Coast Better Vision/ POF Group to receive the reduced rate.

Book before April 24, 2019

*Book Early As Hotel Will Sell Out*

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