Optical Training

Skills and Procedures

By

  • Davey Wooton, ABOC, Lake Charles, LA

Opticianry is a large and growing ophthalmic specialty. This practical resource provides readers with a basic working knowledge of optics and office procedures. Offering a solid foundation of "need to know" information within about 4 weeks, this handbook is an ideal, basic reference for the non-optician receiving on-the-job training.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2003
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7477-5


Table of Contents

Preface
Introductory Material for the Trainer
Level 1
Level 1 Schedule
Basic Duties
Common Office Equipment
Phone Protocol
Lab Process
Doctors &Techs
Level 1 Assessment
Level 2
Level 2 Schedule
Making Appointments
The Eye
Eye Conditions
Light & Refraction
Frames
Adjustments
Basic Written Eyeglasses Prescription
Lenses
Lens Coatings & "Extras"
Basic Written Contact Lens Prescription
Contact Lenses
Level 2 Assessment
Level 3
Level 3 Schedule
More About Lenses
Choosing Lenses
Frame Styling
Face Shapes
Taking Measurements
Lensometer
Transposing
Level 3 Assessment
Level 4
Level 4 Schedule
Job Orders & Sales
Dispensing Glasses
Dispensing Contact Lenses
Troubleshooting
Verifying Glasses
Level 4 Assessment
Answers to Assessments