Welcoming Patients to Presbyopia

Pete Hanlin, ABOM

Release Date: September 30, 2021

Expiration Date: October 30, 2022

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course you should understand:

  1. Discuss the current market landscape as it exists in 2021, for progressive lenses
  2. Explain techniques for discussing presbyopia with patients
  3. Describe advancements in PROGRESSIVE LENSES technology that can ease the transition into presbyopia
  4. List the best practices for fitting and dispensing progressive lenses

Course Description

In this course, we will be examining the US lens market, as it exists in 2021. We will review techniques for discussing presbyopia with patients as well as advancements in PROGRESSIVE LENSES technology, which can ease the transition into presbyopia best practices for fitting and dispensing progressive lenses.

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 2, Course STWJHI049-2

Support

This course is supported by an educational grant from ESSILOR


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.

RESOURCES
PRESENTATION
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