The Second Dispensing Optics Workshop in Vision Care Academy

Title: Ophthalmic Lenses

Thursday 24th September 2015

9.00a.m. – 4.00p.m.

@ VC Academy


  • Lens Options                                                                (11.00AM-11.30AM)
    • ARC
    • Polarization
  • Lens Parameters                                                        (10.00AM-11.00AM)       Mr.Senaka
    • Curvature/Base curve
    • Diameter/Knife edged lenses
    • Edge-thickness/Centre thickness
    • Index/Abbe number
  • Lenses-Introduction                                                  (09.00AM-10.00AM)
    • History
    • Development and New Lens Materials
  • Lunch +  Essilor LAB Visit in 2 groups                    (11.30AM-01.00PM)       Gayan/Laxana (Essilor)
  • Group Activities                                                            (01.00PM-03.00PM)        Senaka
    • Hand Neutralization
    • Manual Optical Centre marking
    • Re-trace progressive lens marking
  • Digital Grinding & Free-form Technology               (03.00PM-04.00PM)        Gayan (Essilor)

VCA_Dispensing Optics Workshop – 2 on 24.09.2015


The First Optometry Workshop in Vision Care Academy

Program: First Optometry workshop – 2015

Venue: Vision Care Academy

Date & Time: 24th August, 2015 from 9.00a.m. to 4.00p.m.

Title: Chief complain, History taking and Trouble Shooting.


  • To get refresh about the optometry practice in their clinical setup

Program schedule:

No Time Topics Speaker
1 9.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Communication in Optometry Practice Mr. Dasantha Fonseka
2 10.30a.m. – 12.00p.m. Chief Complain & History Taking Mr. Vidya Jayarathna
3 12.00p.m. – 1.00p.m. Lunch
4 1.00p.m. –3.00p.m. Trouble Shooting(Including clinical examples as a panel discussion) Mr. Dasantha Fonseka, Mrs.Kumari Fonseka, Mr.Senaka, Mr. Vidya & Mr. Chathuranga
5 3.00p.m. –4.00p.m. Summary of the Program & Assessment for the today Program Mr. Vidya & Mr. ChathurangaMr.Senaka,


  • MCQ and Short answer question paper will be given end of the program
  • Marks of the assessment add to their personal file for upgrades

Food & beverage: Lunch and Tea provide

Candidates: Maximum 25 candidates selected from Vision Care Branches

VCA_Optometry workshop-01 on 24.8.2015