VP Academy | June 2019 | Lucknow

VP Academy : Upcoming Programme

Learn functional indication of progressive lens design, material options and coatings

Know how to offer multifocal and monovision contact lens options to presbyopes

Understand different frame designs and material most suitable for the 40+ customer


Course Topics

Spectacle Frames and Sunglasses

Course Objective : To get practitioner to understand different frame designs and materials most suitable for dispensing for prescriptions for the presbyopic population. To understand the needs and lifestyle requirement and recommend the best suitable options. Attending the course course will help the practitioner have a better understanding of how to match the prescription to most suitable frame and spectacle lens design and type for a given customer.


Ophthalmic Lenses

Course Objective  To get practitioner to understand various progressive additional spectacle lens designs and functional indication of each design and its enhancements like coatings and material options. On completion of the course, practitioner will have an understanding of the right kind of progressive lens design and enhancement for a given prescription and explain the same to address the functional needs of  customer.

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Contact Lenses

Course Objective  To get practitioner to learn how to offer multifocal and monovision contact lens options to presbyopes and to compliment it along with spectacles and other options. The course will help the practitioner have a better understanding of how to motivate customers to try multifocal and monovision options for presbyopia management.

Course Schedule

Download Registration Form

Please send back the registration form, duly filled in, along with cheque payment to :
FourPlus Publications, 3rd Floor, Sahdev, Vishal Nagar, Marve Road, Malad West, Mumbai 400 064

Advisory Board

Siraj Bolar

As the editor-in-chief of VisionPlus Magazine and You&Eye Pictorial, Mr. Siraj Bolar has been instrumental in updating the optical industry with news and articles on best practices of the optical industry in over 20 countries. His venture into VP Academy is an extension of his ongoing initiative to ‘inspire excellence’ in the optical fraternity.

Prema Chande

Prema Chande

Ms. Prema Chande is one of the leading educationists in India today, heading Lotus College of Optometry, Lotus Eye Hospital, In Juhu, Mumbai for nearly two decades now. Besides a Master’s degree in optometry, she has Fellowships in contact lenses from the International Association of contact lens educators and British Contact Lens Association.

Alim Bolar

Alim Bolar

Besides being the Editorial Director of VisionPlus magazine, Mr. Alim Bolar has been directly involved in breaking technological barriers in the optical industry with his initiative YouAndEyeOnline.com. The portal seeks to create the next level of automation for the distribution of eyewear globally, bringing with it multifold advantages including transparency and real-time availability of global brands to local opticians