CE Test Questions
Fitting the Almost Bridge-less Nose

Exam Questions
1. What happens to the temples on the eyeglass frame when it does not fit the bridge properly?

    A. The temples straighten out
    B. The temples bow out
    C. The temples are not affected
    D. The temples appear longer
2. What U.S. population increased 4 times faster than the total U.S. population?

    A. The Hispanic population
    B. The Canadian population
    C. The Asian population
    D. The Irish population
3. How many degrees of tilt should a frame have on the wearer's face?

    A. 20°
    B. 45°
    C. 8°-10°
    D.
4. When viewing a frame from the side of the wearer, you see that the bottom of the frame tilts in slightly at the bottom. What do we call that?

    A. Pantoscopic tilt
    B. Retroscopic tilt
    C. Lower tilt
    D. Facial wrap
5. The best and most accurate vision is when the patient views through which part of the lens?

    A. The vertical prism
    B. The optical center
    C. The tilt
    D. The reading power
6. When a patient is viewing through -2.00 diopter lenses, above the optical center; what type of unwanted prism is he viewing through?

    A. Bilateral prism
    B. Unilateral prism
    C. Base Up prism
    D. Base In prism
7. When a patient is viewing through +2.00 diopter lenses, above the optical center; what type of unwanted prism is he viewing through?

    A. Base Down prism
    B. Unilateral prism
    C. Base In prism
    D. Base Out prism
8. Larger nose pads do what to the weight of the frame?

    A. Makes them more comfortable
    B. Distributes the weight more evenly
    C. Makes them crooked
    D. Makes them lighter in weight
9. What happens to the frame when the temples press of the side of the wearer's head?

    A. The frame slides down
    B. The frame fits well
    C. The frame stays on better
    D. No effect
10. When should you mark the centers of the demo lens for a progressive?

    A. You do not mark progressive lenses
    B. After pre-adjusting the frame
    C. At the dispense
    D. On their birthday
11. What segment of the population would benefit from frames that fit the low bridge?

    A. Children
    B. Pilots
    C. Farmers
    D. Elderly
12. A benefit of carrying a line of frames that specifically fit the low bridge wearer?

    A. Time is saved in the dispensary with less time spent in adjusting and fitting of frames
    B. Fill spaces on the frame board
    C. No benefit
    D. Increased inventory
13. What frame feature that can be adjusted, tends to work best for patients with little or no bridge?

    A. Longer temples
    B. Shorter temples
    C. Larger eyesize
    D. Metal frames with guard arms
14. Many patients with a minimal bridge, and high cheekbones, need a frame that fits well on the bridge to alleviate what?

    A. The frame from resting on the cheeks
    B. The frame from fitting crooked
    C. The lenses from getting scratched
    D. The nose pads from falling off
15. What happens to the frame fit when a temple is too short?

    A. The frame decreases in pantoscopic tilt
    B. The frame fits securely
    C. The temple will constantly lift up and the frame will not fit securely
    D. The frame becomes wide
16. What type of temple hooks behind the ear?

    A. Skull temple
    B. Comfort Cable
    C. Riding Bow
    D. Hook Version Temple
17. Modifying frames by adding on nose pads is an option. When do you take multifocal or vertical measurements if you choose to modify a frame?

    A. After you've altered the frame
    B. Before altering the frame
    C. No measurements are necessary
    D. At the dispense
18. When adjusting frames where is the best place to begin?

    A. At the temples
    B. They should not need adjusting
    C. At the bridge
    D. On the eyewire
19. What is a benefit of having an 8-10° of pantoscopic tilt?

    A. Improve access to the reading area of a progressive
    B. Less reading room
    C. Cleaner lenses
    D. Even nosepads
20. If you personally are not able to add frame lines to fit a variety of bridge to your ophthalmic frame inventory, what is something you can do in the dispensary?

    A. You can offer a second pair of sunglasses
    B. You can suggest contact lenses
    C. You can lengthen the temples
    D. You can develop your skills in the dispensary by mastering the art of frame adjusting and by being resourceful in how to modify frames to fit your patient.

Evaluation Questions

21. In questions 21-25 please rate the effectiveness of how well each course met the stated learning objectives: Met the stated learning objectives?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
22. Avoided commercial bias/influence?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
23. How would you rate the overall quality of the material presented?

    A. Excellent
    B. Very Good
    C. Good
    D. Fair
    E. Poor
24. How were you directed to this course?

    A. 2020mag.com
    B. OAA Website
    C. NYSSO Website
    D. Ohio Opticians Website
    E. Other
25. Please describe the office in which you work.

    A. Independent Optician
    B. Independent Optometry
    C. Chain retail
    D. HMO/Military/Other
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