Optical Training

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Optical Training


Opticianry is a large and growing ophthalmic specialty. This practical resource provides readers with a basic working knowledge of optics and office procedures. Offering a solid foundation of "need to know" information within about 4 weeks, this handbook is an ideal, basic reference for the non-optician receiving on-the-job training.
  • Essential information is presented in a clear and easily digested format.
  • A trainer schedule/checklist provides consistency in training.
  • Coverage of optics provides readers with the basic knowledge they need.
  • Assessments are included at the end of each section to help assess the level of knowledge. Answers are included at the end of the book.
  • Each level begins with objectives and a list of tasks to master, so readers know exactly what is expected of them prior to beginning each section.
  • Up to date references and suggested readings refer the reader to additional titles for more in-depth coverage.
  • Basic line drawings of anatomy and spectacle lenses enhance reader understanding and comprehension of each topic presented.
Introductory Material for the Trainer
Level 1
Level 1 Schedule
Basic Duties
Common Office Equipment
Phone Protocol
Lab Process
Doctors &Techs
Level 1 Assessment
Level 2
Level 2 Schedule
Making Appointments
The Eye
Eye Conditions
Light & Refraction
Basic Written Eyeglasses Prescription
Lens Coatings & "Extras"
Basic Written Contact Lens Prescription
Contact Lenses
Level 2 Assessment
Level 3
Level 3 Schedule
More About Lenses
Choosing Lenses
Frame Styling
Face Shapes
Taking Measurements
Level 3 Assessment
Level 4
Level 4 Schedule
Job Orders & Sales
Dispensing Glasses
Dispensing Contact Lenses
Verifying Glasses
Level 4 Assessment
Answers to Assessments
Davey M. Wooton, ABOC, Lake Charles, LA
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