Essentials of Ophthalmic Lens Finishing / Edition 2

Essentials of Ophthalmic Lens Finishing / Edition 2

by Clifford W. Brooks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750672137

ISBN-13: 9780750672139

Pub. Date: 07/22/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Both opticians and optometrists are trained to grind and polish lenses and then to take the surfaced lens and finish it by centering it optically and grinding the edges so that the lens fits in the shape of the chosen frame. Thoroughly revised and updated with seven new chapters to cover changes in the industry, this 2nd edition provides a step-by-step understanding

Overview

Both opticians and optometrists are trained to grind and polish lenses and then to take the surfaced lens and finish it by centering it optically and grinding the edges so that the lens fits in the shape of the chosen frame. Thoroughly revised and updated with seven new chapters to cover changes in the industry, this 2nd edition provides a step-by-step understanding of lens finishing for the optometrist or optician.

  • Content has been completely updated, reorganized and expanded to include the most recent industry changes.
  • Updated photos illustrate the most current types of lenses and enhance comprehension of lens finishing.
  • Seven new chapters cover rimless and semi rimless frames; environmental and safety concerns; lens insertion and standard alignment; nylon cord and other groove mountings; lens tinting and engraving; progressive addition lenses; and lens impact and resistance testing.
  • An appendix of specific British Standards allows the book to easily travel to the UK and other countries that fashion their dispensing programs after the UK model.
  • The Lens Centration Skills Series provides exercises to practice lens finishing and reinforce material from the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750672139
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/22/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
467,289
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the Fabrication Process
2. Spotting of Lenses
3. Lens Shapes, Patterns and Frame Tracers
4. Centration of Single Vision Lenses
5. Centration of Progressive Addition Lenses NEW!
6. Centration of Segmented Multifocal Lenses
7. Blocking of Lenses
8. Edging
9. De-blocking
10. Hand Edging
11. Lens Tinting NEW!
12. Lens Insertion and Standard Alignment NEW!
13. Drilled, Slotted and Notched Mountings NEW!
14. Nylon Cord and Other Groove-Mountings NEW!
15. Lens Impact Resistance and Testing NEW!
16. Maintenance and Calibration
17. Edger Wheels and Cutters
18. Safety and Environmental Concerns NEW!
Appendices
Proficiency Test Questions Key
Glossary
Index
Lens Centration Skills Series

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