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Contact Lens Updates for the Primary Care Optometrist

Contact Lens Updates for the Primary Care Optometrist

Contact Lens Updates for the Primary Care Optometrist

Stephanie Fromstein, OD
Stephanie Fromstein, OD
on behalf of Illinois College of Optometry

$ 60.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00

$ 60.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00

$ 60.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00
$ 60.00 $ 60.00 $ 60.00
Normal Price: $ 60.00 $ 60.00

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Launch date: 24 Feb 2016

Expiry Date: 22 Feb 2019

Last updated: 15 May 2017

Duration: 2h 0m
Exam is embedded in the e-learning
No Exam Available

Latest User Comments

Dr Rod Bourdage (14 May 2017)
very good course
Dr Paul Kling (26 Feb 2017)
This was a nice way to get some CD requirements done. It gave me some good information on contact lenses updates.

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E-learning Availability

This e-learning 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 e-learning is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the e-learning again.

Description

This 2-hour continuing education course will discuss the current contact lens landscape and highlight new contact lens options in the daily and monthly replacement modality. Practical tips for approaching the basic contact lens fit and re-fit in a private practice setting will be discussed. Specialty fittings appropriate for the primary care practitioner will also be reviewed specifically specialty soft, hybrid and scleral lenses. Fitting techniques, proper evaluation as well as appropriate indications will be covered.

Objectives

New Contact Lens Options
To provide an update on the current contact lens landscape, including new monthly and daily lens options
Dry Eyes, Multifocals, and torics
To provide cases to illustrate lens options and decision-making for dry eye, multifocal and toric lens patients
Specialty Lenses
To review specialty lens fittings for the primary care practitioner, including specialty soft, hybrid and scleral lenses
Private Practice
To discuss techniques for incorporating new lenses and new modalities into a private practice setting
Stephanie Fromstein, OD

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Stephanie Fromstein, OD
on behalf of Illinois College of Optometry

Dr. Fromstein completed her undergraduate education at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, earning her Bachelor of Science. She completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida and pursued a residency in Cornea and Contact Lens at the Illinois College of Optometry.

Dr. Fromstein spends her time in clinical education. She works with second, third and fourth year students and residents in the Cornea and Contact Lens, Primary Care, and Urgent Care services in their clinical rotations. She is also involved in laboratory (basic and specialty contact lenses) and didactic education (Ocular Disease 1).

Current Accreditations

This e-learning has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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User Reviews (2)

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Dr Rod Bourdage (14 May 2017)
very good course
Dr Paul Kling (26 Feb 2017)
This was a nice way to get some CD requirements done. It gave me some good information on contact lenses updates.

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