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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • September 08, 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • September 10, 2023
  • 2:00 PM
  • Daytona Grande Oceanfront Resort, 422 N. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
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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

Tuesday, September 5:     6:30 - 9:30pm Live Online Webinar*

Friday,  September 8:       Noon - 5:00pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  September 9:   9:00 - 5:00pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday, September 10:    9:00 - 2:00pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom


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


Additional Information


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 August 21, 2023.  

Driving Directions to Hotel

  • Reduced daily resort fee of $10
  • Valet Parking $25
  • Self Parking $15

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POF is happy to offer an optician-friendly cancellation policy. If you need to cancel for any reason, POF will give you a 100% credit towards a future event, no explanation needed. Just send us a note confirming you cannot attend & we will credit your account after the event.

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