VP Academy : Feb 01, 2020, Goa
Vision Care For Sports Enthusiasts
Date : Feb 01, 2020 | Venue : Vivanta Goa Panaji
Address : Off D B Bandodkar Road, Near St. Inez Junction, Panaji, 403001 Goa, India
On completion of this course, the practitioner will be able to advice the right kind of spectacle frame, contact lenses or ophthalmic lenses that will not only protect the eyes during sporting activities but also provide best vision enhancement.
The practitioner will have an understanding of how to choose the right kind of lens design and enhancement suitable for the vision needs of the given prescription and sporting activity
The practitioner will have an understanding of choosing the right kind of frame design and enhancement suitable for the vision needs of the given prescription and sporting activity
The practitioner will have an understanding of recommending of right kind of contact lens material, design and modality to suit the vision needs of the given prescription and sporting activity
Course Objective :To get the practitioner to understand indications for sports requirementsand protective eyewear. Availability of spectacle frames and sunglasses for leisure sports like swimming and other outdoor activities. Dispensing of special frames with prescription lenses.
Course Objective :To get the practitioner to understand indications for sports requirementslike UV protection, glare, improved contrast sensitivity etc. and availability of ophthalmic lens materials like polycardonates and trivex. Availability of special lenses designs among progressives additional lenses for leisure sports like golf and billiards. To understand the dispensing techniques and measurements involved for the same.
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Course Objective :To get the practitioner to understand indications for sports requirements. Features and benefits of using contact lenses over spectacles for sports in terms of qualityof vision, enhanced visual field etc. Availability of range of contact lens designs, materials and modalities for leisure sports like swimming and other outdoor activities.
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.
Ms. Prema Chande is one of the leading educationists in India today, heading Lotus College of optometry, Lotus Eye Hospital, 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.
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