Born on the Battlefield – Protecting Eye's in Youth and Beyond

By Deborah Kotob, ABOM

Release Date: September 15, 2019

Expiration Date: October 30, 2020

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, the participant should:

  1. Learn about the lack of awareness that prevails regarding the prevalence of sports-related eye injury
  2. Learn the complexities of making prescription eyewear in high-wrap frames
  3. Learn the story of eyewear engineered to withstand the extreme demands of the battlefield

Course Description:

This course is about raising awareness of the importance of wearing protective eyewear to prevent sports-related eye injury. You will learn about a company whose name has become synonymous with eye safety and protection. How does an eyewear brand become synonymous with safety and protection? In the case of Wiley X, their reputation and brand loyalty were built by engineering eyewear to withstand the extreme demands of the battlefield to protect the eyes of our brave soldiers.

Faculty/Editorial Board:

Deborah Kotob Deborah Kotob, ABOM, is currently director of education for Jobson Medical Information LLC, has more than 20 years of experience as an optician. With over 10 years in lens manufacturing as a Sales Consultant, Trainer and LMS content developer. She lectures, trains and conducts webinars on a variety of optical and practice development topics.

Credit Statement:

This course is approved for one (1) hour of CE credit the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). 1 hour, General Knowledge - Course SWJHI006



This course has multiple parts.

Please download and read the PDF version, watch the video presentation, download and review any of the resources that are part of the resources tab. For the final steps review the questions for the test and take the test.

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