OPH 232◊ Contact Lenses

3 credits

Theory and anatomy basic to contact lenses and their relationship to pertinent ocular anatomy are covered. Includes a study of lens types, their care, insertion and removal techniques. Emphasis is on patient instruction and management. Procedures for ordering, verifying and modifying also are included. Theoretical aspects involved in the correct fitting of contact lenses are discussed.

Prerequisite: OPH 112◊, OPH 114

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 3 hours

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