CONTACT LENS II

Teacher

Vinay Dinakaran

Category

Course Attendees

Still no participant

Course Reviews

Still no reviews

Course Name : CONTACT LENS II

Code(Credit) : ABC01(1-1-0)

Course Objectives

The subject provides the student with suitable knowledge both in theoretical and practical aspects of Contact Lenses.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:

1. Understand the basics of contact lenses

2. List the important properties of contact lenses

3. Finalise the CL design for various kinds patients

. Recognize various types of fitting

5. Explain all the procedures to patient

6. Identify and manage the adverse effects of contact lens

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Soft Contact Lens related Polymer Chemistry (detailed study) Contact Lens Terminology: A revision, Contact Lens Design (aspheric Toric Multifocal), Gas Transmission through contact lenses (Dk, Dk / l , EOP, critical study of measuring techniques and their application to various types of contact lenses, Adaptive symptoms of RGP contact Lenses

Module 2:

Pre fitting considerations for SCL

Fitting Philosophies for SCL

Fitting Toric lenses (RGP and Soft)

Module 3:

Calculation and finalizing SCL parameters

Fitting Bifocal lenses, Post fitting care

Module 4: Soft toric CL

Stabilization techniques, parameter selection

Module 5 : Diffractive vision and Aspheric contact lenses, Therapeutic contact lenses, Contact lenses as prosthetics, Cosmetic contact lenses

Module 6: different types of CL: Extended wear contact lenses, Disposable and frequent replacement contact lenses, Scleral contact lens, transition contact lens

Module 7:

Specialty fittings: Pediatric, Post refractive surgery

Post corneal grafting contact CL fitting, Pediatric and geriatric contact lens fitting, corneal scars Contact Lens fitting

Scleral contact lenses, Orthokeratology

Management of presbyopia with contact lens

 

Text Books

 

  1. Contact Lens Practise., Nathan Efron, , Elsevier, third edition

 

Reference Books:

  1. IACLE modules 1 - 10
  2. CLAO Volumes 1, 2, 3
  3. Anthony J. Phillips : Contact Lenses, 5thedition, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006

Session Plan

Session 1

Soft Contact Lens related Polymer Chemistry (detailed study) Contact Lens Terminology: A revision, Contact Lens Design (aspheric Toric Multifocal), Gas Transmission through contact lenses (Dk, DK / T , EOP, critical study of measuring techniques and their application to various types of contact lenses, Adaptive symptoms of RGP Contact Lenses

2 introduction to cls

Session 2

Pre fitting considerations for SCL

Fitting Philosophies for SCL

Fitting Toric lenses (RGP and Soft)

Fitting Bifocal lenses

3 contact lens fitting

session 3

Calculation and finalizing SCL parameters

Post fitting care

Stabilization techniques, parameter selection

5 care n maintainance

session 4

Specialityfittings: Pediatric, Post refractive surgery

Post corneal grafting contact CL fitting, Pediatric and geriatric contact lens fitting, corneal scars Contact Lens fitting

Speciality fittings: Pediatric, Post refractive surgery

Post corneal grafting contact CL fitting, Pediatric and geriatric contact lens fitting, corneal scars Contact Lens fitting

8 special contact lens fitting

session 5

different types of CL: Extended wear contact lenses

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/contact-lenses/types-contact-lenses

https://www.1800contacts.com/eyesociety/types-of-contact-lenses/#soft

Session 6

Disposable and frequent replacement contact lenses

https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/caring-for-your-vision/contact-lenses/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-various-types-of-contact-lenses

Scleral Contact Lenses

https://www.allaboutvision.com/contacts/scleral-lenses.htm

Case Studies

Case Studies

Our Main Teachers

Vinay Dinakaran

Assistant Professor
VIEW PROFILE

Dispensing