In this extensive course, students investigate all aspects of eyeglass production and delivery to the client. This course provides a comprehensive overview of lens theory, interpretation of prescriptions, types of materials and an introduction to the instruments of the trade. Students learn the variety of lens and frame selections along with the manufacturing process. Conducting patient assessments and documentation is explored along with methods of patient teaching. Finally, students learn how to evaluate eyeglasses and how to provide follow up care to patients.
Course code: OPTC 1140
Length: 120.0 hours
PrerequisitesOPTC 1110, OPTC 1130.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.