Continuous Professional Development

Essentials of Spectacle Dispensing, Kondotty

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IVI conducted a one-day workshop on “Essentials of Spectacle Dispensing” in collaboration with Al Rayhan Optometry College & Eye Hospital, Kondotty, Kerala on 2 August 2015. Over 45 participants - optometrists, optometry students and opticians in and around Kondotty attended the program.

Facilitated by Revanth Kumar from IVI, a wide range of topics were covered in the workshop including understanding refractive errors, essential aspects of refraction, spectacle prescription and interpretation, advance lens and frame designs; technical skills and knowledge for dispensing spectacles and soft skills for effective interaction with customers.

The interactive workshop provided opportunity for the participants to share their learning outcomes including approaches to dispensing and ways to channelize a mix of both technical knowledge and hands-on experience to their optometric practice.

IVI acknowledges the support of Essilor India Pvt Ltd for funding the program.