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Intermediate Dispensing

A course modelled for the optical assistant who wants to progress their career development. Providing new skill sets with deeper insight and reasoning and the very popular interactive hands-on workshops, participants can cement themselves as invaluable members of the practice team.

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FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS OR TO ARRANGE A SESSION IN YOUR LOCATION.

New dates to be announced in the new year, 2019. Have a very happy festive season!

SKILL SETS

Session 1

 

Spectrum of the ophthalmic industry

Industry overview of where we all fit in.

 

Spectrum of the incredible eye

A simple explanation of how the eye works, for a better understanding

 

Spectrum of refractive error 

How the eye works and the process of correcting vision

 

Spectrum of variation of normal function 

Eye disorders simply explained.

 

Spectrum of the patient experience 

Patient enquiries, appointments, diary management, record cards, confidentiality, optical terminology and reading out prescriptions.

 

Spectrum of lenses 

Making the right lens choice, lens types, materials, refractive index, Abbe value, base curve, MSU (will it cut out) and grind vs stock.

 

Spectrum of frames 

Frame types, designs, materials, boxing and datum measurements and parts.

 

Spectrum of frame selection 

Successful frame selection based on size, fashion, lifestyle, use, prescription needs, anatomical detail and correct fit.

 

Spectrum of facial measurements

Various methods for measuring PDs and heights for SV, SV Aspherics, bifocals & progressive lenses.

Session 2

 

Spectrum of contact lenses 

Contact lens types, materials, wearing modalities, permeability, insertion, removal and hygiene

 

Spectrum of interpreting and ordering prescriptions

Transposing, add power & prism, stock or grind, centration, base curve, thickness, cut out, checking details, knowing your labs requirements.

 

Spectrum of eye protection

 Sunglasses, tints & coatings, polarized lenses, photochromic lenses and safety glasses.

 

Spectrum of customer service 

Customer service, sales techniques, handling enquiries, closing the sale, handling; “how much will that be?”, the browser and final delivery.

 

Spectrum of frame adjustments 

Standard alignment, correct frame adjustment, adjustment tools and their correct use.

 

Spectrum of frame repairs

General repairs incl. nylon and rimless plug replacement.

 

Spectrum of common problems 

Trouble shooting common patient problems with a focus on progressive addition lenses.

 

REGISTRATION FORM

Intermediate Dispensing runs over two sessions (two days) at $865.00 + GST per person. Once you have filled out the registration form, you will receive an invoice from Spectrum Optical. Upon payment, your registration will be complete. Event registration must be completed and payment received at least two (2) days prior to the event. View our Terms & Conditions here.

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To enquire about Intermediate Dispensing, please contact info@spectrumoptical.com.au or call 03 8589 7669.

OTHER COURSES

  • FLEXIBLE

  • Introduction to Optics

  • Introduction to Dispensing

  • Advanced Dispensing