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The NFOS ABO Review Course will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2020!

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When: 10/4/20
08:15 am
Where: Crowne Plaza JFK Airport
138-10 135th Ave
(718) 530-1160
Jamaica, New York  11436
United States
Contact: Mary Rogan

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NFOS ABO Review - Presented by  Prof. Robert Russo                                                                                                                                      Sunday, October 4, 2020  



Crowne Plaza JFK Airport                                                                                                                                                

138-10 135th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11436

(718) 530-1160



8:15 am Registration                                                                                                                                                     

9:00 am Morning Program                                                                                                                                                                             

12 Noon – 1 pm Break                                                                                                                              

1:00 pm Afternoon Program


Registration Limited to 40 People


ABO Basic Review Course (6 hours) 


This ABO Basic Exam Review course will cover Domain I – Ophthalmic Optics; which comprises 34% of the questions on the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Terminology, Prescriptions, Lens Characteristics, Lens Powers and Formulas, Multifocal, Lens Materials and Prism. 

Domain II – Ocular Anatomy, Physiology and pathology of the Eye; which comprises 7% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Structure of the Eye and Function, and Refractive Errors.


Domain III – Ophthalmic Products; which comprises 23% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Frames, Lenses, Applying Product Knowledge, Recognizing Specific Product Applicability with regard to Patient's Needs and Wants, Verifying Frame and Lens Parameters and Other Physical Characteristics.


Domain IV – Instrumentation; which comprises 16% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Use of Lens Power Measuring Devices, Select Ophthalmic Tools, Instruments, and Equipment, Use and Maintain Ophthalmic Tools, Instruments, and Equipment.


Domain V – Dispensing Procedures; which comprises 15% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Visual Needs for Lifestyle and Occupational Activities; Fitting, Adjusting, Measuring, and Verification, Patient Interaction. 


Domain VI – Laws, Regulations and Standards; which comprises 5% of the ABO Basic Exam.


The registrant will receive an NFOS ABO review handout to coincide with the various lecture topics.


The Fee for this Course is $140.00 Per Attendee

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