How to Frame Your Patient
ABO 1 Credit (General Knowledge)
Florida 0 Credit
Amy Arcand, ABOM, FNAO
This course offers a thorough overview of the unique balancing act known as frame selection, i.e. choosing the most attractive frame that will also work well with the patient’s prescription. The best way to choose proper frame colors and shapes is explained. Various frame materials are reviewed with their advantages and disadvantages. Of course, the best frame styles for special prescriptions are also discussed in detail.
INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES: Upon completing this course the participant should be able to:
* identify key parts of a frame;
* understand and explain the peculiarities of fitting high minus and high plus lenses;
* identify warm-tone and cool-tone patients and their various face shapes, and
* be familiar with various frame materials and their uses.