Defy the Glare - Transitions XTRActive Polarized Lenses

By Pete Hanlin, ABOM

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the need some patients have for extra light protection, especially in intense light and reflective glare situations
  2. Explain the unique benefits to patients of the only and best ever photochromic polarized lens—Transitions XTRActive Polarized lense
  3. Understand the breakthrough new technology behind Transitions XTRActive Polarized lenses

Course Description

Different types of light create challenges to our vision. In very demanding light situations, such as very bright light or reflective glare, our vision can be compromised, creating a poor experience. Exposure to these types of light conditions can also amplify daily eye fatigue, contributing to associated symptoms such as dry eyes, itchy eyes, headache, and eye strain. In the long term, repetitive exposure to intense light can create a cumulative effect and could have an impact on eye health. Transitions® XTRActive® Polarized™ lenses are uniquely designed to provide extra light protection for eyeglass wearers who are frequently exposed to bright light and reflective glare.

Faculty/Editorial Board

Pete HanlinPete Hanlin, is an ABO master optician and an industry veteran who has worked in the optical industry since 1989. He has held various roles in his tenure with Essilor® of America since 2002 and is currently the Vice President of Professional Services. Pete serves as a delegate to the Vision Council and industry representative to the ANSI Z80 board. He is a graduate of Lee University and resides in Hickory Creek, TX.

Credit Statement

This course is approved for one (1) hour of CE credit the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). One hour, Ophthalmic Level 1, Course STWJHI065-1

This course has multiple parts.

To complete the course watch the video presentation and complete the activities, download and review the resources. To earn credit for this course review the test questions and take the test. Passing scores are reported to the ABO and your ABO account will be electronically updated.

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