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AOA Paraoptometric Section expands education offerings

August 10, 2012

Staff can advance their careers and enhance their skills with the AOA Paraoptometric Section’s new education series, New Horizons for Paraoptometrics.

It includes Contact Lens Basics and Optician Basics.

The Contact Lens Basics series is available through five Education Module CD-ROMs. It covers:

1. Soft Contact Lens Wear and Care
2. Introduction to Freeform
3. Optimizing Efficiency in the Optical Dispensary
4. Fitting Soft Toric Contact Lenses
5. Anatomy and Physiology

A study flash card set, study booklet and five education articles are also included.

The Optician Basics series is also on five Education Module CD-ROMs. It covers:

1. ABCs of Optical Dispensing
2. Introduction to Freeform
3. Ophthalmic Dispensing
4. Optimizing Efficiency in the Optical Dispensary
5. Anatomy and Physiology
Two study flash card sets and eight education articles are available, along with five study booklets covering:
1. Ophthalmic dispensing
2. Ophthalmic lenses
3. Ophthalmic prescription
4. Refractive status
5. Neutralization & verification

Order Contact Lens or Optician Basics for your office by visiting www.aoa.org/documents/paraoptometric/Transitional_Product_Guide.pdf or calling 800-365-2219, ext. 4108.

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