LSPE™

Laser and Surgical Procedures Examination

The Laser and Surgical Procedures Examination (LSPE™) is designed to assess optometric cognitive ability to appropriately manage and perform certain laser and surgical skills.

LSPE is a stand-alone elective exam offered to 4th year optometric students, optometric residents, and optometric practitioners administered at NCCTO. This is a hybrid examination consisting of both a clinical skills portion and a multiple-choice portion which is administered in a computer-based testing (CBT) format.

LSPE is comprised of a laser section and a surgical section, allowing candidates to register for one or both sections of the exam.

The registration fee for the Laser Section of the LSPE™ is $900.
The registration fee for the Surgical Section of the LSPE™ is $900.