Screening for Diabetic Eye Diseases - What Every Optician and Technician Should Know

Screening for Diabetic Eye Diseases - What Every Optician and Technician Should Know

03/17/2018, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM



This lecture will focus on what happens when a diabetic patient comes into an ophthalmic practice. Signs and symptoms, things that are important to document for a complete ocular assessment and what to listen for during the visit. How the staff should prepare the patient for the doctors examination. The different test, documentation and results for diabetics will be discussed. Considerations for diabetic patients from check-in to check-out.


  • Lynn Lawrence



    Self Employed

    Lynn E. Lawrence, CMSgt(ret), CPOT, ABOC, COA Lynn E. Lawrence is currently a national lecturer and an ophthalmic technician for Mills Eye and Facial...

Type of Session

  1. Type of Session Course


  1. A - ABO Yes
  2. C - COPE No
  3. FL-OD - Florida State Board of Optometry No
  4. FL-OP - Florida State Board of Opticianry Yes
  5. FL-T - Florida State Board of Opticianry – Technical No
  6. N - NCLE Yes
  7. NYS-CL-A - New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Advanced No
  8. NYS-CL-I - New York State Opticians-Contact Lenses-Intermediate No
  9. NYS-D-A - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Advanced No
  10. NYS-D-B - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Basic No
  11. NYS-D-I - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Intermediate No
  12. O - Orals No
  13. P - AOA Paraoptometric Commission Yes
  14. T - TQ-CEE No
  15. TPA - Therapeutic No


  1. Track
    Clinical Concepts for Opticians and Technicians
    OptiCon - Contact Lens

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