OPT305 - Eyeglass Fabrication II

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Subject Title
Eyeglass Fabrication II

Subject Description
This subject expands on the theory and practice included in Eyeglass Fabrication Lab I and introduces students to finishing segmented bifocal and progressive lenses. Through tutorial and hands-on practice, students to become proficient in finishing spectacles at an advanced level.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Opticianry Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use a clock gauge to determine the base curve of multifocal lenses, the physical location of cylinder, and lens warpage.

2. Use the lensometer to neutralize and spot multifocal lenses.

3. Lay out and block multifocal lenses.

4. Finish segmented bifocal and progressive power lenses according to specifications into a variety of frame styles.

5. Insert multifocal lenses into specialized frames correcting any misalignment or distortion.

6. Verify finished spectacles with the work order and the Standard Lens Tolerances.

7. Discuss procedures for hand edging lenses.

8. Check the overall appearance of finished eyeglasses and complete a bench alignment.

9. Package and store spectacles in preparation for delivery to client.

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