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OPT 130 - Ophthalmic Dispensing I

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers frame definition, parts and types of frames, measurement of frames and lenses, alignment of frames, inserting and removing lenses, and an introduction to dispensing of eyewear and frame repairs.
Competencies
  1. Analyze eyewear components
    1. Accurately describe different frame materials
    2. Identify frame materials
    3. Discriminate among different frame types
    4. Be able to examine and identify frame components
  2. Measure frames in optical standards of measure.
    1. Differentiate between different systems for frame measurement
    2. Demonstrate accuracy in measuring eyesize, B measurement, DBL, temple length, c-size, minimum blank size
    3. Calculate the frame difference
  3. Insert and remove lenses from eyewear
    1. Insert lenses into frames of different materials
    2. Remove lenses from frames of different materials
    3. Shrink plastic and metal frames
    4. Stretch a plastic frame
    5. Identify and use appropriate tools when needed to insert and remove lenses
  4. Identify and use adjustment tools
    1. Distinguish amongst the different adjustment tools
    2. Demonstrate adjustment tool usage
    3. Identify situations when different tools are used
  5. Manipulate frames to demonstrate eyewear alignment procedures
    1. Perform adjustments on frames of different materials
    2. Demonstrate correct tool usage in adjustment process
    3. Practices proper eyewear handling techniques
    4. Uses proper eyewear cleaning techniques
  6. Identify and explain frame styling techniques
    1. Describe different face shapes
    2. Demonstrate basic frame styling techniques
    3. Practice frame styling by role playing exercise
    4. Describe frame inventory systems
    5. Outline frame buying procedures



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