System for Ophthalmic Dispensing / Edition 3

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing / Edition 3

by Clifford W. Brooks, Irvin Borish
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750674806

ISBN-13: 9780750674805

Pub. Date: 10/16/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing provides a step-by-step tool for learning ophthalmic dispensing: how to fit and adjust frames and the basic principles of ophthalmic lenses. This revision of the classic text incorporates new material on multifocals, high index lenses, aspherics, progressive addition and absorptive lenses, as well as practical information on new

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System for Ophthalmic Dispensing provides a step-by-step tool for learning ophthalmic dispensing: how to fit and adjust frames and the basic principles of ophthalmic lenses. This revision of the classic text incorporates new material on multifocals, high index lenses, aspherics, progressive addition and absorptive lenses, as well as practical information on new frame materials and related changes in how frames are adjusted. New chapters include: Prism and Accommodation at Near; Lens Materials and Protective Eyewear; and Special Lens Designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750674805
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/16/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
129,222
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: How to Use This Text
Acknowledgments
Quick Guide to Standard Alignment
Quick Guide to Fitting
Troubleshooting: A Fast Reference Guide
1Frame Types and Parts1
2Frame Measurements and Markings15
3Measuring the Interpupillary Distance23
4Frame Selection41
5Reference Point Placement, Multifocal Height, and Blank Size61
6Ordering and Verification89
7Lens Insertion119
8Standard Alignment141
9Adjusting the Frame191
10Frame Repairs and Modifications247
11Progressive Addition Lenses295
12Absorptive Lenses329
13Review of Basic Mathematic Principles365
14Refraction of a Single Light Ray375
15Refraction of Multiple Light Rays385
16Lens Form and Analysis399
17Optical Considerations with Increasing Lens Power415
18Optical Prism425
19The Near Addition443
20Prism and Accommodation at Near457
21Lens Materials and Protective Eyewear485
22Special Lens Designs501
Appendix AANSI Z80.1 Prescription Ophthalmic Lenses - Recommendations525
Appendix BANSI Z87.1-1989 Eye and Face Protector Selection Chart531
Appendix CSpecial Purpose Frames535
Glossary537
Proficiency Test Answers563
Index571

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