Optical Crosses – I Don’t Get It

Optical Crosses…I Don’t Get It!
Mary E. Schmidt, ABOC, CPO



Course Description

How can you tell if your patient’s lenses will work in their frame.  Do you guess?  Have you ever guessed wrong and had awful results?   Take the time to learn the basic math steps and avoid any problems in the future.  How can you be confident if you don’t understand this basic step?  We’re here to help.  Those who complete this course will learn math that will enable them to assess prescriptions with confidence.

Learning Objective: This course will improve the confidence and comfort level of all staff members performing frame and lens selections.  Attendees will learn techniques to assess prescriptions and which frames most suit the numbers.

Needs Assessment: New and experienced staff members wishing to improve their skills.

Length of workshop: 1 hour

Audience: Paraoptometrics, Opticians, Basic to Intermediate

Approved CE: AOA; ABO 

Maximum number of participants: No maximum

Additional Equipment: None