This course will build upon knowledge of geometric and physical optics and extend that knowledge to the practical application of optical dispensing. This course will be delivered by lectures, practical classes and self-directed learning. Brief curriculum: Focimetry, inter-pupillary distance, lens types and categorization, lens materials and coatings, lens measurements, interpreting a prescription, transposition, prism, frame types, frame selection and adjustment, lens grinding and mounting to frames, and optical considerations of lens prescribing.
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