Contact Lens Theory   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

OPT 2500 - Contact Lens Theory


This course is an introductory course to ophthalmic contact lenses. Corneal anatomy and physiology is reviewed, including the shape and refractive properties of this structure. Contact lens materials such as rigid gas permeable, soft and silicone hydrogel are presented for the best fit, visual acuity and comfort for the patient. Contact lens care and solutions are included.
Prerequisites: OPT 1330 and OPT 2090.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.