The Contact Lens Manual: A Practical Guide to Fitting / Edition 3

The Contact Lens Manual: A Practical Guide to Fitting / Edition 3

by Andrew Gasson, Judith A. Morris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750655488

ISBN-13: 9780750655484

Pub. Date: 10/03/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Totally updated and revised - and now containing full color throughout - this practical manual and companion web-based material provides an accessible, clinical guide to all aspects of contact lens fitting and aftercare.

  • The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume.
  • A bullet point

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Overview

Totally updated and revised - and now containing full color throughout - this practical manual and companion web-based material provides an accessible, clinical guide to all aspects of contact lens fitting and aftercare.

  • The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume.
  • A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible.
  • Key information is presented so it can be quickly located.
  • Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do.


  • All the information is readily accessible in a new full-color format to help readers find the information they need quickly and easily.
  • Text content and illustrations have been completely revised to reflect modern day contact lenses and care products.
  • Fully interactive, web-based material further explains the text and provides a wealth of practical tools including video clips - plus a range of calculation tools and high quality images.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750655484
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/03/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to third edition
Preface to first edition
How to use this book
Common Abbreviations
Colour plates
1Background1
2Instrumentation17
3Record keeping31
4Consulting room procedures and equipment44
5Preliminary considerations and examination56
6Lens types and materials78
7Principles of hard lens design95
8Development of hard lens design107
9Hard lens selection and fitting122
10Fluorescein patterns and fitting132
11Aspheric lenses143
12Hard lens specification and verification152
13Refitting PMMA wearers160
14Orthokeratology and reverse geometry lenses167
15Scleral lens fitting187
16Soft lens fitting and design198
17Other soft lens fitting considerations213
18Soft lens fitting characteristics225
19Disposable lenses and frequent (planned) replacement229
20Silicone hydrogels240
21Soft lens specification and verification248
22Extended wear255
23Toric hard lenses270
24Toric soft lenses282
25Lenses for presbyopia298
26Special lens features and applications318
27Care systems329
28Lens collection and patient instruction345
29Aftercare352
30Supplementary aftercare372
31Contact lenses and children393
32Therapeutic fitting398
Glossary of contact lens-related terms421
Appendix432
Index435
Multimedia CD-ROM single user license agreement449

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