Oct 22, 2021  
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSCI 252 - Contact Lenses and Dispensing 2


Course Description:
This hands-on course is a continuation of Contact Lenses & Dispensing 1, and enhances student competencies in a dispensing lab setting. Focus is placed on proficiency with the slit-lamp and its illuminations, in order to detect anomalies and concerns that rise from the fitting process. Further, students will learn how to properly obtain patient medical history, and convert spectacle prescriptions into a contact lens prescriptions.  Finally, students will be trained to insert and remove contact lenses, and perform visual assessment on patients.

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s):

  • HSCI 207

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