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Bringing Contact Lenses into Focus is organized by PharmCon, Inc. and will be held from Sep 07, 2018 - Mar 07, 2021.

Credits: 1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience: Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Overview:
Many patients are overwhelmed by the numerous over-the-counter options available for contact lens care. This presentation will review basics of contact lens solutions for both soft and hard lenses. It is important to be knowledgeable about the products available in order to accurately counsel patients. We will explain some common complications associated with poor lens hygiene. We will also go over topical ophthalmic medications to treat these complications. Facts on patient compliance will be reviewed.

Objectives:
Nurse/Pharmacist
• Review the different categories of contact lenses available.
• Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
• Identify pertinent patient counseling points.
• Describe complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.

Pharmacy Technician
• Recognize the different categories of contact lenses available.
• Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
• Identify common complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Optometry

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Activity Fee : USD $4.00

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