Access Courses – Optics and Dispensing
Introduction to the eye; How the eye works; Maths revision; Electromagnetic spectrum, refractive index and refraction of light; Spherical lenses; Optical correction of refractive errors; Lens measure and lens thickness; Prescriptions and their transposition; Prisms; Bifocal and Multifocal Lenses; Lens materials and their properties; Lens tints and coatings; Facial and frame measurements; Frame selection and adjustment; Reflection of light
Practical Dispensing (3rd edition) – A I Griffiths
Optics (2nd edition) –A H Tunnacliffe /J G Hirst
For an information pack with details of the next intake, fees, deadline and an application form contact us by telephone, fax, email, post or via the ABDO College website.
Yes. You will need to have regular access to a computer and the internet as study material will be provided on a virtual learning platform.