Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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OPT1150 - Ophthalmic Lenses (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
This course presents principles of the lenses that are used in the visual correction of the human eye. Components of the refractive power of a lens, sphere, cylinder and axis, and reading addition are discussed. The application of prisms, lens designs, and materials in the dispensing of spectacle correction is covered with specific applications to patient care.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Medical Technology AS degree program

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