Workshop “Contact lens fitting and assessment”

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Since the lens sits directly on the cornea, it is very important that the measurements of your contact lenses are perfectly measured to the measurements of your eye to ensure a comfortable fit and prevent things like eye infections and a painful scratch on your eye.

School of Optometry, TUF once again put a jewel in jewelry by arranging one day hands on training workshop on ‘contact lens fitting and assessment’ on November 23, 2017Internationally certified contact lens practitioner Mr Muhammad Rashid from Al-shifa Eye trust, Islamabad acquainted students of semester vii and ix with handling, fitting and assessment of soft, RGP and scleral contact lens followed by a video demonstration. Ms Rubina Shah, Optometrist, National Eye hospital, Lahore explored the bloom with her experience in corneal topography and refractive surgery. Moreover, her experience in USA and Australia endowed a great inspiration for students.

Event was ended with a humorous skit on importance of contact lens handling by OD vii, cake cutting ceremony and a vote of thanks by Dr Komal Atta, Senior Coordinator, school of optometry.