This course provides students the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge to the contact lens laboratory. Students develop their abilities to operate in a safe and competent manner in a supervised lab environment. Students will become proficient in conducting a patient assessment, taking measurements, preparing and ordering lenses, and then fitting, modifying and evaluating the finished contact lenses. Educating the patient on proper care of contact lenses will be emphasized along with providing follow-up care. This course builds on content in OPTC 2320 Contact Lens Theory.
Course code: OPTC 2340
Length: 144.0 hours
* 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.