Full course description
This 1-hour, asynchronous CE course covers basic scleral lens philosophy and fitting, application and removal, care and handling, and basic troubleshooting. Per COPE requirements, you must pass a 10-question post-course test in order to receive CE credit for this course.
- Educate novice fitters on how to select initial lens designs based on patient characteristics to achieve the most appropriate fit.
- Review basic application, removal and care, and handling for both the practitioner and educating the patient.
- Cover technological advancements and debates in the literature surrounding scleral lenses.
Continuing Education Details:
California: This activity meets the "self-study" CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry. The California Board will accept a maximum of 20 hours of CE earned through the completion of acceptable documented and accredited self-study courses.
COPE: For the Council on Opometric Practitioner Education (COPE), this activity is considered as an "Asynchronous Distance" format and, depending on your state board requirements, this COPE credit type may or may not be accepted. Attendees should verify with their state board if this type of online, asychronous course will count towards CE credit in their state.
- 1 TPA CE Hour
- COPE Course: 88113-CL
- COPE Activity: #127213
Assistant Clinical Professor
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science