Average completion time: 3 hours with assessment

Topics:

  • Progressive lens design
  • Families/groups of progressive lenses
  • Predicting reading zones
  • Power/Design interactions
  • Prism
  • Cylinder
  • Base curve
  • ADD powers
  • Wearing patterns
  • Patient expectations
  • Fitting
  • Selection
  • Problem Solving
  • Clinical applications and case studies

On completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Understand the differences between PAL designs and occupational lenses

2. Select the appropriate lens design according to the patient’s needs

3. Able to demonstrate they can troubleshoot and solve cases where a PAL or occupational lens performance has failed for a patient