The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, low vision, surgical assisting, opticianry, and contact lens examiners.
This book was written by a licensed dispensing optician for the express purpose of teaching optometric and ophthalmic assistants everything they need to know about frames and lenses. Ophthalmic frames are discussed in great detail, including basic principles, materials, special adaptations, and selection. Fitting and dispensing instructions are also included to help you satisfy your patients and customers.
- Chapter 1. Frames
- Chapter 2. Lenses
- Chapter 3. Instrumentation and Measurements
- Chapter 4. Fitting and Dispensing
About the Author
Jenean Carlton, ABOC, NCLC
Jenean Carlton, ABOC, NCLC, has 15 years experience in the optical field. She is a Georgia licensed optician. In addition to working as a dispensing optician, she has served as business manager for large public and private optical firms. She has been a featured lecturer at the Southeastern Conference of Optometry since 1991. Her articles on managing optical firms and opticianry have appeared in various periodicals, including the Southern Journal of Optometry, EyeWare, and Primary Care Optometry News. She currently runs a consulting practice in Atlanta, Georgia, specializing in optical business strategy, staff training, and development.