Average completion time: 2.5 hours without assessment, 3.5 hours with assessment


  • Power and curvature in lenses
  • Refractive index
  • Thin lenses
  • Transposition
  • Thick lenses
  • Vergence
  • Power along a meridian
  • Clinical applications and case studies

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

1. Understand the principles of ophthalmic optics and how this will affect the performance of a lens

2. Learn how to calculate these principles to minimise adverse performance of a lens on a patient’s visual performance

3. Able to demonstrate they can use ophthalmic optics to troubleshoot and solve cases where a lens performance has failed for a patient