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Content Outline and Test Specifications for the American Board of Opticianry Advanced Certification Examination
I. Analyze and Interpret Visual Assessment
Analyze customer’s/patient’s prescription.
Recognize limitations of the prescription.
Assess medical abnormalities of the customer’s/patient’s vision.
II. Design, Fit and Dispense Eyewear and Other Ophthalmic Devices
Evaluate the customer’s/patient’s needs and wants.
Evaluate the parameters of new and old eyewear.
Design and market ophthalmic instrumentation and eyewear.
Evaluate the results of facial, ocular, and frame measurements.
Verify the ordered eyewear in accordance with specifications on the order form.
Evaluate the eyewear in relation to the customer’s/patient’s head and face.
Educate customers/patients on products and performance.
Apply ophthalmic professional and legal guidelines.
III. Use of Ophthalmic Instrumentation
Explain the use of ophthalmic instrumentation.
Analyze the utilization of dispensing instrumentation.
Determine method of fabrication and ordering.
Apply knowledge of legal and professional requirements of equipment maintenance.