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Contact Lens Fitting Course for Board Certification

  • September 13, 2024
  • 12:00 PM
  • September 15, 2024
  • 2:00 PM
  • Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, 14651 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32821
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  • Early Rate



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

Friday, September 13:       Noon - 5:00pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Saturday,  September 14:   9:00 - 5:00pm at Summer Showcase, Classroom & Hands-on

Sunday,  September 15:    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


Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

14651 Chelonia Pkwy

Orlando, FL 32821

(407) 390-2300

Please call The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek 407-390-2300 and ask for the Professional Opticians of Florida group rate of $159 per night or click below to book online.  Please book before August 20, 2024.  

Driving Directions to Hotel

  • Resort fee waived

  • Self-Parking $15

  • Valet Parking $38

To ensure your stay is both convenient and cost-effective, POF secures a limited number of rooms at an exclusive group rate. The deadline to secure your special group rate is listed under each event, and availability if first-come, first-served. Once the block is sold out, this discounted rate will no longer be available. 

Act promptly and reserve your room today!

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Due to the nature of this event cancellations up to 2 weeks prior(August 30, 2024) will be issued a credit on their POF account to use for membership or a future education event. Cancellations after August 30, 2024, education registration fees will not be credited or refunded.

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