School of Optometry
Fundamentals of the optometric examination. Case history, visual acuities, objective and subjective methods of determining refractive status. Basic examination of anterior ocular structures and the ocular fundus; perimetry.
Classification and epidemiology of refractive errors, evaluation of accommodative and binocular status. Tonometry, advanced techniques of examining the posterior pole, evaluation of visual pathway function.
The physiological basis for fitting contact lenses; effects of a contact lens on the tears, lids, and cornea; examination procedures and instrumentation used in monitoring the ocular response to contact lenses; contact lens inspection, care, and handling.
Examination, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and management of patients in Contact Lens Clinic.
Application of corneal topography to contact lens fitting; Understanding the mechanics of rigid contact lens flexure.
Klein SA, Corzine JC, Kung J. Corneal topography volume maps for predicting rigid contact lens centration and motion. Vision Science and its Applications, Vol. 1, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington DC, 1998): 216-218.
Corzine JC, Klein SA. Factors determining rigid contact lens flexure. Optom Vis Sci 1997; 74: 639-645.
Levy B, McNamara N, Corzine J, Abbott RL. Prospective trial of daily and extended wear disposable contact lenses. Cornea 1997; 16: 274-276.
Corzine JC, Greer RB, Bruess RD, Lee GK, Scaief AL. Effects of coatings on the fracture resistance of ophthalmic lenses. Optom Vis Sci 1996; 73: 8-15.