Refractometry Plus Cylinder


Categories: Eye Courses
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Course Overview

This course is intended for beginning and intermediate levels.

section contains material on refractometry in plus cylinder
including actual diagrams of the phoropter with the parts
labeled and an actual example of a refractometry in plus
cylinder with diagrams of the phoropter and detailed
explanations at each step.

After completing this section the student should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Label/list the parts of the phoropter
  • Correctly read a prescription from the phoropter
  • Correctly put a prescription into the phoropter
  • Describe how to refine sphere power
  • Describe how to refine cylinder axis
  • Describe how to refine cylinder power
  • Follow a refinement step by step
  • List the steps to perform refinement of refractometry
  • Describe how to make sure a patient is not overminused
  • List the steps to perform the red green test
  • List the steps to perform binocular balancing
  • Identify when to perform the red green test
  • Identify when to perform binocular balancing

Here is what some ophthalmic personnel who took this course had to say:

informative and helpful information, presented in a format that was
simple, direct and helpful. Thank You for making this possible and most
of all economical” M.I., COT

“Please make more topics available, your courses are great!” L.H., COA

“Very helpful!” A.P., COA

This course should take approximately one hour to complete.

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