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  • How to Fit and Troubleshoot the Scleral Contact Lens

  • LECTURED BY: Ashley Wallace-Tucker, O.D.,F.A.A.O
  • CREDITS: 1 Credit Hour
  • COPE ID: # 44220-CL

This course is designed to provide the attendee with a history of scleral lenses, terminology associated with scleral lenses, and the basics of fitting scleral lenses. This course will also cover how to identify and troubleshoot many of the most common scleral lens complications.


LECTURER

Ashley Wallace-Tucker, O.D.,F.A.A.O

From: University of Houston College of Optometry

Email: awallace-tucker@optometry.uh.edu

Profile: http://www.opt.uh.edu/faculty/awallace-tucker



Biography:
Dr. Wallace-Tucker received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida in 2006 and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) in 2010. She subsequently completed a residency in cornea and contact lens at UHCO. Dr. Wallace Tucker is a Visiting Assistant Professor at UHCO, where her clinical practices include the Cornea and Contact Lens Service and Family Practice Service. As a Therapeutic Doctor of Optometry, she is licensed to diagnose and treat ocular disease and is certified by the Texas Optometry Board to practice as a Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Wallace-Tucker is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.