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Cosmetics and the Contact Lens Wearer

Cosmetics and the Contact Lens Wearer

Cosmetics and the Contact Lens Wearer

Diane Drake LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
Diane Drake LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
on behalf of Quantum Optical

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$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
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Launch date: 22 Mar 2017

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Last updated: 23 Mar 2017

Reference: 173683

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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

Cosmetics and the Contact Lens Wearer In today's discussion we will be discussing several things, including the cornea, the eyelids, the conjunctiva, the tear layers, the importance of the tear film, various types of cosmetics. We'll also be discussing the prefit examination, cosmetic usage, patient instructions and in conclusion, we'll be discussing communication.

Objectives

Objectives
Upon completion of the course the participant should be able to: understand the type of cosmetics offered for the male and female contact lens wearers; recognize the effects of obvious and not so obvious cosmetics such as hairsprays, aftershaves, colognes, and soaps; demonstrate proper handling and hygiene of contact lenses; understand the various structures of the tear layer and ocular structure; discover how improper cosmetic use can affect tear layers and the success or lack of success of the contact lens wearer.
Diane Drake LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO

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Diane Drake LDO, ABOM, NCLEM, FNAO
on behalf of Quantum Optical

With over 40 years in the Optical business, Mrs. Drake is an approved speaker for ABO and NCLE as well as an advanced course approved speaker and lectures both locally and nationally. She is also an approved speaker for Paraoptometrics and is approved for JCAHPO. She is also approved as a COPE speaker. She was president and owner of ALL ABOUT EYES VISION CENTER in Griffin, Georgia for over 19 years. She is a licensed optician in Georgia, advanced certified by both the American Board of Opticianry and the National Contact Lens Examiners and also has received her Masters in Ophthalmic Optics Certification by the ABO and Masters in Contact Lens Technology from the National Contact Lens Examiners. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry. She is the current President for the National Academy of Opticianry. She is currently completing her term as a commissioner of the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation of which she served as Vice Chair. She is a Past President of the Opticians Association of Georgia as well as the SouthEastern Opticians Conference. She is a 1995 graduate of the OAA Refractometry program. Mrs. Drake was selected the Optician of the year for Georgia in 1992, and was honored with the prestigious Beverly Myers Achievement award by the National Academy of Opticianry in 1996. She was honored in 1997 as the outstanding optician in the Southeast, receiving the Galen B. Kilburn award. She received the annual Eric Muth award in 2000 for outstanding achievement in technical writing and the pursuit of excellence in ophthalmic optics. She was honored as being one of the 50 most influential women in Optical in 2004 by Vision Monday. She received the Dan Gosnell award by the SouthEastern Opticians Conference for outstanding optician in 2005. She received the Joseph Bruneni Memorial Education Achievement award from the NAO in 2009. She co-authored the COA Evaluators’ Workshop. A regular contributing writer for Vision Care Product News, she has authored numerous articles for other publications as well. She co-authored the Advanced Opticians Tutorial which was commissioned by the American Board of Opticianry and was updated in 2015 as well as courses for the National Academy of Opticianry. She co-authored the Basic Opticians Tutorial for the National Academy of Opticianry which was updated in 2015. She authored “Beginning Your Life as a Contact Lens Technician” which is a review book for the NCLE, now in its second edition. She co-authored the update of the Ophthalmic Career Progression Program (a home study program) for the National Academy of Opticianry, which was completed in 2015. She regularly guest lectures for high schools, colleges and universities in her area. She is also active in her local community with local charities.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • New York State Education Board of Optometry
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 60
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    Reference number: (05-67) CL

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