Average completion time: 3 hours without assessment, 4.5 hours with assessment


  • 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 PPL 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 PPL or occupational lens performance has failed for a patient