EXPLORE the CORNEA (for ABO Credit)

By Linda Conlin, ABOC/NCLEC

Release Date: November 1, 2017

Expiration Date: November 23, 2022

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  1. Learn details of the corneal layers and the physiology of a healthy cornea.
  2. Understand how corneal mechanisms affect contact lens wear.
  3. Know corneal health problems and contraindications for contact lens wear.

Course Description

This course describes the unique structure and function of the cornea through discussion of corneal anatomy including the recently identified Dua's layer, physiology, immunity and repair, and the effect of contact lens wear on the cornea. Our objectives are an in-depth look at the anatomy of the cornea, its physiology and function, and the effect of contact lens wear, on the cornea.

Faculty/Editorial Board:

Linda ConlinLinda Conlin, over 30 years of experience and licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Linda Conlin is a writer and lecturer for regional and national meetings. She is chair of the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Opticians and is a manager for OptiCare Eye Health and Vision Centers, a multidisciplinary ophthalmic practice in Connecticut.

Credit Statement:

This course is approved for one (1) hour of CE credit the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). 1 hour, Technical, Level 1 Course STWJH101-1

This course has multiple parts.

Please download and read the narrative, then watch and listen to the presentation. Download and review any of the resources that are part of the resources tab. Then, based on what you've read, saw as part of the slide deck and heard, view the questions for the exam. When ready, take the exam.

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Video PRESENTATION (video)