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Correction of the Presbyope With Contact Lenses

Correction of the Presbyope With Contact Lenses

Correction of the Presbyope With Contact Lenses

Dr Gerald Lowther O.D., Ph.D.
Dr Gerald Lowther O.D., Ph.D.

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Launch date: 09 Aug 2014

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Last updated: 07 Dec 2017

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Different methods of correcting the presbyope with contact lenses including hydrogel and rigid lenses are covered. Patient selection and fitting with monovision, simultaneous vision and alternating vision designs are discussed and illustrated. Methods of solving vision related problems at distance and near as well as symptoms with multifocal lenses are covered. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of correction are covered.

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The objectives of the course include giving the student a better understanding of the different contact lens corrections of presbyopia, which type to use on different patients, and how to overcome problems that might arise.
Dr Gerald Lowther O.D., Ph.D.

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Dr Gerald Lowther O.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Lowther has spent his career providing patient care in the area of contact lenses, teaching contact lens courses in university settings, doing clinical research and lecturing internationally. He is past president of the American Academy of Optometry, National Board of Examiners in Optometry and the International Society for Contact Lens Research. He has published over 100 research papers and authored three books and numerous chapters in other books. He has received numerous awards. He retired from the School of Optometry at Indiana University as dean.

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