Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses / Edition 2

Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses / Edition 2

by Vinita Allee Henry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781719518

ISBN-13: 9780781719513

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition, this manual is a complete, current, and convenient "how-to" guide to fitting and caring for contact lens patients. The book is the perfect quick reference to consult during a patient's examination and a user-friendly study guide for boards.Sections on rigid ("hard") and hydrogel ("soft") lenses cover selection,

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Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition, this manual is a complete, current, and convenient "how-to" guide to fitting and caring for contact lens patients. The book is the perfect quick reference to consult during a patient's examination and a user-friendly study guide for boards.Sections on rigid ("hard") and hydrogel ("soft") lenses cover selection, fitting, lens care and patient education, verification, and problem-solving. This edition's Challenging Cases section features three new chapters on keratoconus, post-surgical fitting, and orthokeratology and also covers astigmatism, bifocal contact lenses, extended wear, aphakia, and management of lens-associated pathology.The book is organized so that readers can locate any topic without having to read the whole chapter. Each chapter includes clinical cases, nomograms, and a Clinical Proficiency Checklist that summarizes key points students must know for boards. Nearly 200 illustrations complement the text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781719513
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.17(d)

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Table of Contents

1Preliminary Evaluation3
2Material Selection27
3Lens Design, Fitting, and Evaluation41
4Lens Care and Patient Education89
5Verification of Rigid Lenses123
6Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Problem-Solving143
7Modification172
8Material Selection197
9Fitting and Evaluation215
10Lens Care and Patient Education230
11Verification of Hydrogel Lenses260
12Hydrogel Lens Problem-Solving271
13Correction of Astigmatism311
14Bifocal Contact Lenses362
15Extended Wear399
16Aphakia422
17Irregular Cornea438
18Management of Contact Lens-Associated or -Induced Pathology454
Appendix 1: Keratometer Diopter Conversion to Millimeters484
Appendix 2: Effective Spectacle Lens Power at the Corneal Plane486
Appendix 3: Extended Keratometer Range with + 1.25 D Lens488
Index491

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