ABO / NCLE Exam Reviews


In Preparation for the

National NCLE and ABO Exams



ABO Exam Review: Saturday, Nov.3, 2012 9:00- 4:00pm
NCLE Exam Review: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 9:00 - 4:00pm




R. Joe Simmons, LDO, ABOM, NCLC
Professor, Vision Care Technology
Miami/Dade College

This Review Course Covers:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Eyewear fabrication
  • Ordering and verifying
  • National Tolerances and Standards
  • Geometrical optics
  • Physical optics
  • Rx analysis




Yvonne Metten

Program Director, Opticianry Opthalmic Dispensing Program

J. Sargent Reynolds Community College

This Review Course Covers:

  • Basic ocular anatomy and physiology
  • Pathological and ocular complications
  • Contact lens optics
  • Basic keratometry and slit lamp skills
  • Patient history
  • Basic soft lens materials, selection, evaluation, design and fitting
  • Basic rigid lens materials, design and fitting
  • Patient education
  • Lens maintenance and care
  • Basic Lens verification and modification techniques

You will also receive a brief overview of:

  • Specialty soft lens modalities
    • (Including; toric, bifocal & aspheric designs)
  • Rigid lenses
    • (Including: multifocal, toric, & Keratoconus designs)

Important Notice of Exam Preparation:

These ABO/NCLE exam prep courses are to be only a part of a comprehensive study program. Successful exam candidates have used these POF exam prep courses to answer questions and solidify knowledge gained by studying the recommended materials in advance of this course and exam. With the vast areas of knowledge covered by these the exams, it would be impossible for anyone to learn everything required by simply attending ANY one exam prep course without adequate advance studying.


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