Online Curriculum for Educators

Lecture 1: Preliminary Evaluation and Patient Selection

  1. Gas Permeable Lens Applications and Benefits – click here
  2. Corneal Topography (Keratoconus Part 2) – click here
  3. Optimizing Initial Comfort – click here

Lecture 2: GP Material Selection

  1. GP Materials List – click here

Lecture 3: GP Lens Design, Fitting and Evaluation

  1. Click ‘n’ Fit Interactive Simulated Fitting Program – click here
  2. GPLI Toric and Spherical Lens Calculator – click here
  3. Fluorescein Pattern Identification Guide – click here
  4. GP Fitting, Evaluation, and Problem Solving – click here
  5. Optimizing Initial Comfort – click here
  6. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  7. GP Lens Management Guide – click here
  8. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 1: Young Myopic Patient – click here
    • Case 2: Optimizing Initial Comfort and Achieving Successful Adaptation – click here
    • Case 3: Soft Lens Refit (Neovascularization) – click here
    • Case 4: Soft Toric Lens Failure: Poor Vision – click here
    • Case 14: Continuous Wear – click here
  9. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here
  10. Test Your GP Fitting Skills – click here
  11. Optimizing Initial Comfort of GP Lenses – Jan. 2012 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here
  12. GP Contact Lens Case Grand Rounds – Jan. 2015 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here

Lecture 4: GP Care and Patient Education

  1. Care and Handling of GP Lenses Video – click here
  2. Care and Handling of GP Lenses Patient Brochure – request it here
  3. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 13: Poor Patient Compliance: An Overview – click here
  4. GP Solutions List – click here
  5. GP Accessories List – click here
  6. GP Corneal and Scleral Lens Care – May 2013 webinar by Mr. Michael Ward – click here
  7. Scleral GP Contact Lens Insertion, Removal and Care – March 2014 webinar by Dr. Susan Gromacki – click here
  8. Specialty Contact Lens Care – Feb. 2015 webinar by Dr. Susan Gromacki – click here
  9. Corneal and Scleral GP Care Update – April 2016 update by Michael Ward – click here

Lecture 5: GP Problem-Solving

  1. GP Fitting, Evaluation, and Problem Solving – click here
  2. GP Lens Management Guide – click here
  3. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 5: Dryness – Corneal Desiccation – click here
    • Case 6: Dryness – Vascularized Limbal Keratitis (Keratoconus) – click here
    • Case 7: Dryness – Vascularized Limbal Keratitis – click here
    • Case 8: Poor Initial Vision – click here
    • Case 9: Poor Acquired Vision – click here
    • Case 10: Gas Permeable Inferior Decentration – click here
    • Case 11: Inferior Decentration (Hyperope) – click here
    • Case 12: Lateral Decentration – click here

Lecture 6: Contact Lens Correction of Presbyopia

  1. Building Your Practice with GP Bifocals and Multifocals – click here
  2. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  3. GP Lens Management Guide – click here
  4. Presbyopia Correction Tips – click here
  5. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 15: Early Presbyopia (Current GP Wearer) – click here
    • Case 16: Early Presbyopia (Non-GP Wearer) – click here
    • Case 17: Intermediate Presbyopia (New Wearer) – click here
    • Case 18: Intermediate Presbyopia (New Wearer) – click here
    • Case 19: Intermediate Presbyopia (Previous Soft or Monovision Wearer) – click here
    • Case 20: Intermediate Presbyopia (Previous Soft or Monovision Wearer) – click here
    • Case 21: Advanced Presbyopia (Low Lower Lid) – click here
    • Case 22: Advanced Presbyopia (Low Lower Lid) – click here
    • Case 23: Advanced Presbyopia (Normal Lower Lid Position) – click here
    • Case 24: Segmented Design with Intermediate Correction – click here
  6. GP Multifocal Lens Design, Fitting & Troubleshooting – Jan. 2013 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here
  7. GP Multifocal Fitting and Troubleshooting – May 2014 webinar by Dr. Brooke Messer – click here
  8. GP Contact Lens Case Grand Rounds – Jan. 2015 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here
  9. GP and Custom Soft Multifocal Lens Update – April 2015 webinar by Dr. Doug Benoit – click here
  10. How to Be Successful with GP Multifocal Lenses – July 2016 webinar by Dr. Brooke Messer – click here

Lecture 7: GP Correction of Astigmatism

  1. GPLI Toric and Spherical Lens Calculator – click here
  2. Mandell-Moore Guide for Empirical Bitoric Design – click here
  3. Mandell-Moore Bitoric Lens Calculator – click here
  4. Newman GP Toric Guide – click here
  5. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  6. GP Lens Management Guide – click here
  7. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here
  8. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 25: Back Toric GP Design – click here
    • Case 26: Bitoric Empirical – click here
    • Case 27: Bitoric Spherical Power Effect – click here
    • Case 28: Diagnostic Fitting for Spherical Power Effect Bitoric Lenses – click here
    • Case 29: Bitoric Contact Lens Spherical Power Effect – click here
    • Case 30: Bitoric Cylinder Power Effect – click here
    • Case 31: Diagnostic Fitting for Cylinder Power Effect Bitoric Lenses – click here
  9. Bitoric GP Lens Design and Fitting – Dec. 2014 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here
  10. GP Contact Lens Case Grand Rounds – Jan. 2015 webinar by Dr. Ed Bennett – click here

Lecture 8: Keratoconus/Post-Surgical

  1. GP Lecture Series: Keratoconus Part 1: Etiology and Evaluation – click here
  2. GP Lecture Series: Keratoconus Part 2: Keratoconus and Your Corneal Topographer – click here
  3. GP Lecture Series: Keratoconus Part 3: Fitting Keratoconus – click here
  4. GP Lecture Series: Keratoconus Part 4: Troubleshooting – click here
  5. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  6. GP Lens Management Guide – click here
  7. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here
  8. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Keratoconus
      • Case 32: Subclinical Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 33: Intermediate Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 34: Intermediate Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 35: Moderate Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 36: Piggyback Fitting in a Keratoconic Patient with Dry Eyes – click here
      • Case 37: Advanced Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 38: Advanced Keratoconus – click here
      • Case 39: Advanced Keratoconus (Hydrops) – click here
      • Case 40: Pellucid Marginal Degeneration – click here
    • Post-Surgical
      • Case 41: Penetrating Keratoplasty – click here
      • Case 42: Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty – Herpes Simplex Keratitis – click here
      • Case 43: Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty – click here
      • Case 44: Post-LASIK – click here
      • Case 45: Post-Hyperopic LASIK – click here
      • Case 46: Post-Refractive Surgery – RK & LASIK – click here
      • Case 47: Post-Refractive Surgery (not LASIK) – click here
  9. Management of the Irregular Cornea Patient – May 2011 webinar by Dr. Greg DeNaeyer – click here
  10. Corneal Transplantation — From Surgery to CL Fitting – Sept. 2013 webinar by Dr. Loretta Szczotka-Flynn – click here
  11. Contact Lens Fitting After Crosslinking and Intacs – Sept. 2015 webinar by Dr. Clark Chang – click here
  12. Corneal Considerations After Keratoplasty: Impact on CL Fitting – March 2016 webinar with Dr. Loretta Szczotka-Flynn – click here

Lecture 9: Scleral Lens Applications, Fitting, and Patient Education

  1. GP Lecture Series – click here
  2. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  3. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here
  4. Scleral Lens Design – Feb. 2012 webinar by Dr. Christine Sindt – click here
  5. Incorporating Scleral Lenses into Your Practice – Feb. 2013 webinar by Dr. Derek Louie – click here
  6. Scleral Lens Fitting and Troubleshooting – Aug. 2013 webinar by Dr. Greg DeNaeyer – click here
  7. Scleral GP Contact Lens Insertion, Removal and Care – March 2014 webinar by Dr. Susan Gromacki – click here
  8. Basic Clinical Considerations for Scleral Fitting – July 2014 webinar by Drs. Mile Brujic & Dave Kading – click here
  9. Scleral Lens Fitting and Troubleshooting for Ocular Surface Disease – Jan. 2014 webinar, Dr. Melissa Barnett – click here
  10. Scleral lens Fitting for Healthy Eyes: Astigmatic & Presbyopic Applications – March 2015 webinar, Drs. Melissa Barnett and Stephanie Woo – click here
  11. Specialty GP Applications: Fine-Turning Scleral Lens Fits and Building Your Cornea-Reshaping Lens Practice – Nov. 2015 webinar by Dr. Jason Jedlicka – click here
  12. Contemporary Scleral Lens Applications in 1) Ocular Surface Disease and 2) Lens Care – Dec. 2015 webinar by Michael Ward – click here
  13. Emerging Technologies to Improve Your Success with Hybrids and Sclerals – Jan. 2016 webinar by Dr. Jeffrey Sonsino – click here
  14. Scleral Lenses: The Oasis for Dry Eye – Feb. 2016 webinar by Dr. Melissa Barnett – click here
  15. Corneal and Scleral GP Care Update – April 2016 webinar with Michael Ward – click here
  16. Scleral Lenses: Update on Research, Fitting and Design – Dec. 2016 webinar by Dr. Greg De Naeyer – click here
  17. Scleral Lens Fitting to Optimize Corneal Physiology – Jan. 2017 webinar by Drs. Langis Michaud & John Gelles – click here
  18. Scleral Lens Troubleshooting FAQs – click here

Educational Information on Other Websites:

  1. Scleral Lens Education Society – click here
  2. Patient Training Video, Scleral Application and Removal – click here

Lecture 10: Corneal Reshaping/Orthokeratology:

  1. GP Lecture Series – click here
  2. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  3. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here
  4. GP Lens Case Grand Rounds Troubleshooting Guide:
    • Case 48: Young Progressive Myopic Patient – click here
    • Case 49: Corneal Reshaping – click here
    • Case 50: Low Myopia (≤1.50D) – click here
    • Case 51: Intermediate Myopia (1.75 -3.0D) – click here
    • Case 52: Moderate Myopia (≥ 3.0D) – click here
  5. Problem Solving in Overnight Corneal Reshaping – June 2012 webinar by Dr. Michael Lipson – click here
  6. Talking to Patients (and Parents) About Orthokeratology – June 2013 webinar by Dr. Michael Lipson – click here
  7. Corneal Reshaping Update – Nov. 2013 webinar by Mr. Craig Norman – click here
  8. Myopia Control 2015 – Oct. 2015 webinar by Dr. Jeffrey Walline – click here
  9. Specialty GP Applications: Fine-Tuning Scleral Lens Fits and Building Your Cornea-Reshaping Lens Practice – Nov. 2015 webinar by Dr. Jason Jedlicka – click here
  10. Corneal Reshaping: What the Latest Research Means for Your Patients and You – June 2016 webinar by Dr. Michael Lipson – click here

Lecture 11: Pediatric Fitting

  1. Pediatric Fitting Techniques – click here
  2. Vertex and Diopters-to-Base-Curve Conversion Charts – click here

Lecture 12: Soft Specialty Fitting

  1. Contact Lens Clinical Pocket Guide – click here
  2. Hybrid and Custom Soft Lens Applications – July 2013 webinar by Dr. Jason Jedlicka – click here
  3. Custom Soft Lens Applications for the High Astigmat – Feb. 2014 webinar by Dr. Stephanie Woo – click here
  4. Custom Soft Lens Update – Aug. 2015 webinar by Dr. Susan Resnick – click here
  5. Custom Soft Lens Update – Nov. 2016 webinar by Dr. Roxanna Potter – click here

Lecture 13: Practice Management

  1. Specialty Contact Lens Practice Management – May 2013 webinar by Dr. Roxanna Potter – click here
  2. How to Effectively Promote and Market Your Specialty Contact Lens Practice – June 2015 webinar by Dr. Roxanna Potter – click here
  3. Specialty Contact Lens Coding and Billing Update – Sept. 2018 webinar by Dr. Clarke Newman – click here
  4. New Technology Applications in Contact Lens Practice – Sept. 2016 webinar by Dr. Rob Davis – click here