With the rapid trend changes in eye-wear technology and an ageing population, well-trained optical dispensers are needed to meet the demands of this growing & demanding sector. There is a need to develop the skills to interpret prescriptions, provide advice to clients about spectacle frames, lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses and safety eye-wear.
To meet the need of this sector, VISION 2020: The Right to Sight
INDIA organized a two days training programme on “Optical Dispensing” on 11 & 12 January 2019 at Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital, West Bengal.
Objective of the workshop was
to bbuild capacities of technicians and optical personnel in dispensing spectacles in different settings (Base hospital, Vision Center, Screening Programme etc.)