Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design / Edition 3

Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design / Edition 3

by William A. Douthwaite
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750688793

ISBN-13: 9780750688796

Pub. Date: 01/18/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The 3rd edition of Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design provides a straightforward introduction and offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems likely to be encountered in practice. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains integral

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Overview

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The 3rd edition of Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design provides a straightforward introduction and offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems likely to be encountered in practice. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains integral coverage of soft lenses, information on the latest corneal measuring techniques, and expanded coverage of astigmatism and corneal toricity. It includes a new chapter on presbyopia and separate treatment of orthokeratology. Also included on the CD-ROM, is a set of invaluable computer programs, which allow the users to bypass tedious calculations in arriving at best fits.

• Offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems
• Includes a companion CD-ROM with calculators to resolve fitting problems

• Revised, expanded, and updated computer programs on CD-ROM
• New two-color design throughout
• Color plate section
• Integral coverage of soft and RGP lenses
• In-depth information on mean thickness and harmonic mean thickness
• Discussion of the latest corneal measuring techniques
• Wavefront aberrations
• Soft toric lenses discussed in detail
• New chapter on presbyopia correction and soft lens bifocal design
• Coverage of orthokeratology and other cutting-edge techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750688796
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/18/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Visual Optics

2. The Contact Lens

3. Edge Lift and Edge Thickness

4. Aspherical Surfaces

5. Measurement of the Cornea

6. Contact Lens Design

7. Astigmatism and Corneal Toricity

8. Correction of Presbyopia by Contact Lenses

9. Miscellaneous Features

10. Checking the Lens Specification

11. Computer Programs

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