Contact Lens Management of Challenging Patient


Matthew Lampa, OD, FAAO

COPE #31754-CL

Expires: August 1, 2014

1 credits, $39

Section: Cornea, Contact Lens and Anterior Segments

Course Description:

This course will take a systematic approach to managing unique ammetropia’s, certain disease states and post-surgical outcomes with contact lenses for successful visual and physiologic result.  Cases histories will be presented that demonstrate the use and integration of contact lenses in management of the patient.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the attendee will be able to:

  • Identify the need and potential visual benefit of contact lenses for various ammetropias (to include: high hyperopia, high myopia, anisometropia, regular and irregular astigmatism)

  • Evaluate the appropriateness of the fit and prescription of various contact lenses for the visual states listed above

  • Understand complications and management associated with contact lens prescribing highlighted in the course