Phernell Walker - Pure Optics - Contributors - Vision Expo West

Contributor Profile

Phernell Walker

Job TitleABOM, NCLEC

Company NamePure Optics

About

Mr. Walker is an internationally recognized educator and author of the text-book Pure Optics. He is a Master in Ophthalmic Optics, earned an MBA from Marylhurst University (Portland, OR), National Contact Lens Certified (NCLC) and a graduate of Hillsborough Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Ophthalmic Optics. Mr. Walker has received multiple awards for his work in optics; Joseph Bruneni Award in Ophthalmic Optics from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, National Academy of Opticianry's Educator of the Year 2017, Beverly Meyers Achievement Award in Ophthalmic Optics (2011) and International Vision Expo's Visionary 2016. Mr. Walker serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Opticianry, National Academy of Opticianry, Vision Expo and the Commission Opticianry Accreditation.

Education Sessions

  • Handling Prescriptions That Contain Prism

    September 26, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The topic of Prism strikes fear into many Eye Care Professionals including opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists alike. Prescriptions with Prism can cre...

    • Language: English
  • Grand Rounds for Opticians and Technicians

    September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Opticians and technicians must be able to identify, compare and contrast eyewear and contact lens challenges. This course will review and apply CC/HPI, SOAP to ...

    • Language: English
  • Basic Dispensing Skills for the New Optician

    September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Ophthalmic optics is both a science and an art. Opticians must be able to properly fit, measure, and understand how different lenses will perform. This fun co...

    • Language: English
  • Prism Applications A to Z

    September 28, 2018, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The effects of prism seem to be a source of confusion for many eye care personnel. In some practices, unwanted, unneeded prism is a frequent source of patient ...

    • Language: English
  • Grand Rounds for Opticians and Technicians

    September 29, 2018, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Opticians and technicians must be able to identify, compare and contrast eyewear and contact lens challenges. This course will review and apply CC/HPI, SOAP to ...

    • Language: English
  • Contact Lenses: Building on the Fundamentals

    September 29, 2018, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Today's contact lens opticians must be able to understand contact lens nomenclature, optics and complications of contact lens wear. This course will review how...

    • Language: English
  • Advanced Optics - Through the Looking Glass

    September 29, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Ophthalmic Optics encompasses geometric, applied, and physiological optics. Optical formulae plays a vital role in understanding these lens arrays. Join Master ...

    • Language: English


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