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Clinical Refractometry OPHD 1200

5 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): OPHD 1010, OPHD 1020, OPHD 1030
Co-requisite(s): None

The course will present the fundamentals, terminology and practical procedures used in determining the powers of corrective lenses in relation to a patient's refractive error. Emphasis will be placed on the theory and use of the phoropter, retinoscope and automated refraction instruments. Problems associated with changes in refractive powers will be discussed and demonstrated.

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