Continuing Education

OPSC604 - Optics and Advanced Optics

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Course Overview

Optics is the study of light, its measurement, and its interactions with physical objects such as lenses. Use the optics knowledge you gain in this course to help your patients understand how their prescription will benefit them. As an optician, you recognize how factors like pantoscopic tilt, lens power, and curvature solve your patient's visual issues by focusing light correctly. Apply optical formulae to calculate things essential to eyeglass fitting such as lens power and magnification. Determine how light source and lens position influence lens power. light source and lens position influence lens power.

Candidate must be a licensed optician or a graduate of an Opticianry program.

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