Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

OPTOM 430 A&B - Contact Lens Practice

15 Points

Semester 1 and 2


Examination procedures for contact lens practice. Principles of contact lens fitting. Optics of contact lenses. Complications of contact lenses. Materials used in contact lens manufacture. Designs of contact lenses. Scleral lens impressions.

Recent advances in contact lenses. Practical sessions in contact lens fitting, verification techniques and patient care.


Restriction: OPTOM 330

To complete this course students must enrol in OPTOM 430 A and B

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