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Seeing Well Through New Specs: the Power of Position

Available from: 16/12/2019

Where to publish: mivision magazine and www.mieducation.com

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E] nikki@mivision.com.au, [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the implications that ‘position of wear’ has on the effective power of spectacles compared with the same power in a trial frame,
  • Recognise how lens manufacturers compensate for these power and prism variations,
  • Appreciate a change in pantoscopic tilt and/or corneal vertex distance will affect the head and eye position when a patient accesses the near portion of a progressive lens, and
  • Appreciate the prism in a dispensed spectacle lens can differ from that of a trial lens.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
Seeing Well Through New Specs: the Power of Position
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00