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Frame Selection OPHD 2090

5 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 3
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Introduces students to frame selection and dispensing techniques. Emphasis is placed on gaining clinical experience in providing service to the eyewear consumer. Topics include: ocular measurements; frame selection; frame materials; eyewear fitting techniques; frame adjustment; administrative procedures; lens finishing; matching frames to consumer needs; managed care terminology; information technology; communication with consumers, prescribers, and suppliers; effective consumer services; and problem solving.


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