Meet All Generations' Light Management Needs

By Chris Lievens, OD MS FAAO

Release Date: December 7, 2022

Expiration Date: December 7, 2023

Learning Objectives:

After this training, participants should be able to:

  1. Reflect on the complicated relationship between light and vision throughout life
  2. Understand why patients need light management solutions
  3. Define good vision from the patient's point of view
  4. Take into consideration how the visual needs and attitudes among generations differ

Course Description:

The relationship between light and vision changes throughout life—as children, as working adults and as we age. As eye health needs change one need is constant: light protection. Understanding the complicated relationship between light and vision throughout life, and how patients define good vision, can reveal new ways to bring forward product recommendations that are even more relevant patients.

Faculty/Editorial Board:

Chris LievensChris Lievens, OD MS FAAO is the Chief of Internal Clinics and Professor at Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Lievens has been employed in private practice, an ophthalmology referral center and he served in the United States Air Force. Dr. Lievens was the Chief of Aerospace Optometry at the Pentagon before joining SCO. Dr.Lievens is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and isa Region Chair of the Academy's Admittance Committee. He is a distinguished fellow in the National Academies of Practice. Dr.Lievens is the co-creator of the fundus grading card and currently conducts research in glaucoma, dry eye, uveitis and contact lens care. Dr. Lievens has a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration and is currently enrolled in a PhD program in Cambridge, UK. Dr. Lievens is a member of the American Optometric Association, the British Contact Lens Association, the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology and the Royal Society of Medicine.

Credit Statement:

This course is approved for one (1) hour of CE credit the American Board of Opticianry (ABO).
One-hour, Course number: STWJHI014 Ophthalmic Level II


This course is supported by an educational grant from Transitions®

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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