CE Test Questions
"Go-To" Progressives for Your Dispensing Toolbox

Exam Questions
1. Variable inset improves ___________.

    A. Distance vision binocularity
    B. Near zone binocularity
    C. Peripheral clarity
    D. Distortion
2. If the eye rotates 15 degrees right and left of center, considering the foveal visual angle, a minimum lens zone size for a general-purpose progressive should be _____ degrees.

    A. 15
    B. 25
    C. 30
    D. 40
3. All of the following make conventional PALs more viable except:

    A. Insurance plans
    B. Include new design technology
    C. Extreme position of wear requirements
    D. Customer budget concerns
4. Softness in a progressive lens design is characterized by:

    A. A fast rate of distortion change
    B. The absence of hard distorted vision changes
    C. Reduced lens adaptability
    D. High tolerance in astigmatism changes
5. The fovea has a _________ degree visual angle.

    A. 10
    B. 15
    C. 30
    D. 40
6. According to the 2012 VisionWatch survey, ________digital lenses were sold.

    A. Less than 25 percent
    B. 35 percent
    C. 64 percent
    D. 86 percent
7. All of the following are critical design elements of the Anthology series except:

    A. Smoothness
    B. Softness
    C. Scope
    D. Size and location of viewing area
8. Variable inset best describes the location of a progressive's:

    A. Distance zone
    B. Mid-range zone
    C. Corridor path
    D. Peripheral blur zones
9. The Novel general-purpose progressive has a _______ minimum fitting height.

    A. 11 mm
    B. 13.5 mm
    C. 14 mm
    D. 16.5 mm
10. Which of the following measurement is not required to fit Novel, Novella or Narrative progressive lenses?

    A. Prescription
    B. Position of wear
    C. Monocular PDs
    D. Fitting height
11. Benefits to the dispenser of using new premium progressive lenses include all of the following except:

    A. Increased average sell price
    B. Increased profits
    C. Office growth
    D. Customer dissatisfaction
12. Digital cutting techniques are used to produce __________ as well as __________.

    A. Molds, blocks
    B. Blocks, lenses
    C. Lenses, AR treatments
    D. Molds, lenses
13. An opportunity that can arise from recommending less costly conventional progressive lenses versus more expensive personalized free-form progressives for a customer's primary eyewear is:

    A. Improved second pair Rx Sun sales
    B. Reduced ASP and profits
    C. Reduced fashion and style choices
    D. Reduced insurance claims
14. Digitally enhanced lenses:

    A. Improve peripheral vision
    B. Reduce peripheral vision
    C. Always improve profits and margin
    D. Always reduce fitting tolerance requirements
15. All of the following are true about digitally enhanced progressive lenses except:

    A. Every office can switch to digital tomorrow
    B. Digitally enhanced lenses can provide added clarity for some patients
    C. New technology can stimulate sales
    D. You should include at least one fully digital progressive in your “toolbox”
16. For reading, the optimum reading downward gaze used when designing progressives is:

    A. 10 degrees
    B. 18 degrees
    C. 24 degrees
    D. 30 degrees
17. __________ is the fully digital offering of the Anthology lens series.

    A. Novel
    B. Novella
    C. Narrative
    D. Natura
18. Short-corridor Narrative lenses are different from Novella because they feature:

    A. 14 mm minimum fitting height
    B. 11 mm corridor
    C. Back-surface progressive
    D. Tradition form PAL
19. An 18 degree downward gaze for midrange is about ________ below the fitting cross.

    A. 4-5 mm
    B. 8-9 mm
    C. 11-12 mm
    D. 15-16 mm
20. Diamond turning a mold surface:

    A. Degrades mold surface control
    B. Degrades semi-finished lens surfaces
    C. Improves production of fully digital lenses
    D. Improves mold surface control

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?

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    D. Fair
    E. Poor
22. Avoided commercial bias/influence?

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23. How would you rate the overall quality of the material presented?

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    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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