Webinar Archives

The DNA of Ophthalmic Lenses
Presenter:  Jackie O'Keefe, ABOC – Owner, O'Keefe Optical Consultants
Ophthalmic lenses possess unique properties like specific gravity, tensile strength, safety, ABBE Value, thickness, pitch and motion just to name a few. And each ophthalmic lens material has its own attributes too like low price points, great drilling material, thinness, amazing clarity and optics, lightweight and cosmetic appeal. This course drills deeply and explores the unique properties of plus, minus, cylinder, multifocal, progressive, prism and a plethora of material choices offered today. Come and join us as we explore the DNA of ophthalmic lenses.

The Fight Against Myopia
Presenter:  Buddy Russell, COMT, FCLSA,FSLS,LDO – Contact Lens Technologist, Thomas Eye Group
The first reports of myopia control date back to the 1950’s. Since that time, research and changes in contact lens technology have once again shown that there are ways to control myopia and axial elongation. This course will review the latest findings related to the topic specific to children.

Anatomy and Physiology for Opticians
Presenter:  Phernell Walker, II, MBA, ABOM – President, Pure Optics
The human eye is an amazing, complex system. This course takes you on a journey exploring each structure in detail. Topics include both intraocular and adnexa anatomical features such as, the structures and function of the palpebral fissures, canthi, conjunctiva, sclera, cornea (five layers and function of each), iris, pupil, limbus, glands and much more. The process of seeing including binocular, color vision and stereopsis vision will be discussed.

Maximizing with Marchon and Altair
Presenter:  David Andrews, MBA – Inside Sales Regional Manager - Altair Eyewear

VSP Premier with Academy 360
Presenter:  Julie Fischer – Sr. Global Business Development Manager