This 60-hour course prepares the student for a
rewarding career in the vision care industry or those who are already in the
industry who wish to prepare for the American Board of Opticianry National
Exam. This course will cover Anatomy and Physiology of the eye, basic
optics, lens materials coatings, multifocal designs, ophthalmic frames,
instrumentation, and regulation standards. You will also learn basic sales
and frame styling techniques, and insurance billing. Included will be
clinical sites where students can get hands on experience.
Is this class for you?
An optician would be employed by private
Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Optical stores or Corporate Opticals such as
Pearl Vision, Sears Opticals, Target Opticals, Lenscrafters, Eyemasters and
many more. This course is offered in the Fall and Spring semesters
on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm
. Clinicals will be at optical stores to be scheduled with
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There is an additional non-refundable liability
insurance fee of $5-$13 added to the cost of your course.
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