Pathology Slide Unit

Pathology Slide Unit

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The optician may view an eye that requires the attention of an ophthalmologist or an optometrist. Therefore throughout the two year program students have been given theory, slides and a pathology clinic to help them recognize deviations from the normal eye. This examination will determine if the student can recognize the abnormality depicted and therefore be deemed responsible and safe to practice opticianry. PREREQUISITES:Successful completion of semesters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 of the Ophthalmic Dispenser Program. Successful completion of practica requirements, which include:1000 hours, 125 spectacle fits; 10 multi-focal, 10 progressive, 10 Rx greater than + 6.00D15 soft lens fits, 5 rigid fits COREQUISITES:All units of Comprehensive Exam week



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