Blue light (high energy visible light) is being introduced into our lives and the lives of vision care patients at an increased rate every day. The potential hazards of blue light can impact patients through diminished visual performance, contribution to AMD, and damage to physical health. Today’s ECPs need a better understanding of blue light, it’s sources, it’s effect on the eye and vision, and how to select and recommend protection.
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Michael Della Pesca, ABOM - As president of Quantum Optical, Michael is a pioneer in the field of e-learning and education for eye care professionals. He is the creator and chief architect of the highly acclaimed Internet platform, www.quantumoptical.com, which provides continuing education credits online to certified and licensed ophthalmic professionals worldwide.
Michael, a practicing licensed optician in New Jersey, was an instructor at his alma mater (Essex County College) where he taught for 12 years in the Vision Care Technology department. He has hosted and lectured at hundreds of conferences, both nationally and internationally. Thousands of individuals have enjoyed his unique and entertaining style of presenting topics such as general optics, advanced optics, eyewear fabrication, dispensing and sales techniques, lab / dispensary management, customer service and marketing strategies.
Michael currently provides educational consulting services to a wide array of industry vendors and corporate clients who are Powered By Quantum™ and offers customized in-house staff training solutions to eye care practices that require a more personalized approach to staff excellence.
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Effects of High Energy Light
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Transitions Quick Study Guide
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