Frame Selection & Styling- Choosing the Best Frame for Each Face

 Frame Selection & Styling

Choosing the Best Frame for Each Face

 Mary E. Schmidt, ABOC, CPO

Course Description:

How can you tell your patient that the frame of his or her dreams could look extra special with a slightly different shape? How can you be confident about exactly what that shape should be? We’re here to help. Those who complete this hands-on course will learn techniques that will enable them to assess face shapes and discern which frames will most complement patients’ features. We’ll also show you how you can determine just the right fit and maximum patient comfort.


Learning Objective:

After completing this course, attendees will:

Be more confident in recommending frame styles 

Improve comfort level when discussing frame choices for patients

Increase practice profits

Improve time efficiency when frame styling

Learn techniques to assess face shapes and which frames most complement those features

Fitting parameters for patient comfort and maximum visual clarity will also be covered

Needs Assessment:

New and experienced staff members wishing to improve their skills.

Audience: Paraoptometric; Optician

Length of Workshop: 2 hours

Approved CE: AOA, ABO

Maximum Number of Participants: 20 (with hands-on session); No maximum (without hands-on)

Additional Equipment: Frames for styling