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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • November 15, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • November 17, 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, (954) 467-1111
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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, November 11:     6:30 - 9:30pm Live Online Webinar*

Friday,  November 15:       Noon - 5:00pm at Vision Preview 2019, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  November 16:   9:00 - 5:00pm at Vision Preview 2019, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday, November 17:    9:00 - 2:00pm at Vision Preview 2019, 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 $0 per night will be available to our group.


 

Additional Information

LOCATION: 



The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone: (954) 467-1111

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

A reduced room rate of $149.00, Self Parking is $20 Overnight per day and $10 daily self parking. 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.  

Book before October 25 , 2019

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*Book Early As Hotel Will Sell Out*

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