Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses (2nd Revised edition)

Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses (2nd Revised edition)

By: David G. Hunter (author), Constance E. West (author)Paperback

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The popular optics review manual, "Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses", has been revised and updated into a Second Edition. This unique resource boils down the overwhelming subject matter of clinical optics and helps ophthalmologist review the essentials of clinical optics and refraction in a single review manual. The content is based upon the practical experience of two clinically-active experts who lecture on ophthalmic optics around the world. This updated Second Edition by Drs. David G. Hunter and Constance E. West includes new questions added to selected chapters, a new chapter covering refractive surgery, as well as a key chapter that helps you evaluate patients who present complaints related directly to optical or refractive concerns. The complex concepts of optics are revealed in easy-to-understand explanations enhanced by simple illustrations. "Last Minute Optics, Second Edition" allows you to test your knowledge while increasing your understanding of optics. Designed in a clear and concise, question-and-answer format this book allows for self-assessment while studying and a chance to verbalize your understanding before you read the answer. The material is directly related to clinical care, so that even if you are not studying for a review, you will rediscover knowledge which will help in improving efficiency and effectiveness in the clinic. Features of the Second Edition are as mentioned below. It is written in a light and approachable style to make optics accessible and understandable. It features unique question-and-answer format that allows for self-assessment while studying, helping identify areas where more work is needed. It is perfect for limited study time. It includes real-life examples that are clinically-relevant. It provides numerous practical tips to help enhance your practice. It presents over XX questions and answers on topics. Whether you're an ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technician, resident or student, reviewing the optics facts and concepts you need most is easy with "Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses, Second Edition".

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About Author

"David G. Hunter, MD, PhD"is Ophthalmologist-in-Chief and the Richard M. Robb Chair of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital Boston. He is also the Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Hunter obtained a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Rice University and a PhD (in Cell Biology) and MD from Baylor College of Medicine. After he completed an ophthalmology residency at Harvard's Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, he received fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology with Drs. David Guyton and Michael Repka at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hunter lectures on optics and refraction for ophthalmologists-in-training around the world. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (2006-2012) and Vice President of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (2010). His clinical and research interests focus on strabismus and amblyopia. "Constance E. West, MD"graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering. Dr. West then received her MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at Washington University and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute. She is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati and Director of the Division of Ophthalmology and the Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Institute at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her clinical practice is devoted to pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus."

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781556429279
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781556429279
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 1556429274
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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