Welcome to No-Fee CE:
Continuing Education for Opticians
Here you will find a variety of interesting, relevant and helpful courses offered for your continuing education.
These free continuing education courses, brought to you by Contact Lens Spectrum, are offered in conjunction with the New England College of Optometry and supported by an educational grant from The Vision Care Institute™, LLC, a Johnson & Johnson company. The courses are approved by the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) for opticians.
To obtain credit for each course, you must:
There is no tuition or processing fee to you. Please allow 12 weeks for processing, completed in the order they are received. You are encouraged to respond early.
- Be an NCLE-certified contact lens fitter.
- Read and study the course presented.
- Complete the test at the end of the course.
- Obtain a grade of 70 percent or higher on the exam.
PentaVision will correct only the opticianry tests and notify the examinees of their scores and credits. For information regarding your CE credits and/or certificates in opticianry call 215-628-6550.
After reviewing the material in this course, you can take the test whenever you're ready. The test will appear on the following screen, and you'll be asked to supply some personal information. After completing the test, press the submit button. Please press the button only once. Your test will be graded instantly and your score will be displayed. If you have passed the test, you will be notified and you certificates will be sent to you. Please print this notification page as a temporary record and retain until your official certificate arrives.
Note: Each state has specific regulations about recognizing correspondence and online courses for continuing education certification. If you have questions about your particular state, please confirm with your state.
Fitting Kids With Contact Lenses (Opticians only)
By: Pauline Cho, PhD, FAAO, FBCLA, Sin Wan Cheung, MPhil, FAAO
This course discusses the use of contact lenses in children ages 8 to 12 and teens 13 to 18 years old. It describes patient selection, indications/contraindications, lens choices, informed consent, training and care instruction, aftercare, and research reports.
This course is NCLE-approved for 1 credit for opticians
Understanding Microbiology and Contact Lens Solutions (Opticians only)
By: William J. Gleason, OD
This course discusses how the regulations and clinical controls
established by the Food and Drug Administration over the past 3 decades
have changed and evolved to improve the safety and efficacy of contact
lenses, solutions and lens cases. It describes current regulations,
recent problems, causes of problems and the standard set of test
organisms and patient education.
This course is NCLE-approved for 1 credit for opticians.
These courses are supported by an educational grant from