Continuous Professional Development

Practical Dispensing - Part I

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An online seminar on Practical Dispensing was presented by Ms Anitha Arvind, ASCO Regional Representative (MP) and faculty at Amity Medical School, Amity University, Gurgaon. Over 350 students from optometry institutions across India attended the seminar. 

Seventh in the IVI Online Seminar Series, the seminar is being offered in two sessions. The first seminar conducted on 26 February focused on fine art of spectacle dispensing, lens forms & base curve, spectacle fitting, prescription analysis etc. Case studies presented by Ms Arvind to provide a better understanding of the topic, was well received by the students. 

The date of the concluding seminar focusing on advanced approach to dispensing optics will soon be announced. 

“It was a very nice presentation this time too. We appreciate the work done by Team IVI. Very special thanks to Ms Anitha Arvind”. - Ankit Varshney, Shree Bharatimaiya College of Optometry, Surat. 

“The seminar was very good and informative”. - Phani Krishna Athreya, Lecturer, Amity University, Gurgaon. 

“A very interesting and informative session. Thank you very much for giving us the opportunity to get more knowledge on Practical Dispensing. It is a great experience for our students to sharpen their knowledge in this field”. - Durga Kumaresh, Principal, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Chennai. 

Funding for the program was kindly provided by ‘Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation’ in association with ‘Optometry Giving Sight’.