The Contact Lens Manual: A Practical Guide to Fitting (4th Revised edition)

The Contact Lens Manual: A Practical Guide to Fitting (4th Revised edition)

By: Judith A. Morris (author), Andrew Gasson (author)Paperback

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Description

The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today's lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes, current practices, and electronic access to brand new video footage as well as a range of learning tools, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. 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. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning. Electronic access to brand new video footage of lens and eye care regimes, along with over 100 clinical photographs, images from the book, simulations and calculation tools.

Contents

Preface How to use this book Common Abbreviations Section 1: Preliminaries 1. Background 2. Instrumentation 3. Record Keeping 4. Consulting room procedures and equipment 5. Preliminary considerations and examination 6. Dry eyes and the tear film 7. Lens types and materials Section 2: Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Fitting 8. Principles of rigid lens design 9. Development of rigid lens design 10. Rigid lens selection and fitting 11. Fluorescein patterns and fitting 12. Aspheric lenses 13. Rigid lens specification and verification 14. Orthokeratology and reverse geometry lenses Section 3: Hydrogel and Silicone Hydrogel Fitting 15. Soft lens fitting and design 16. Soft lens fitting characteristics 17. Other soft lens fitting considerations 18. Disposable lenses and frequent (planned) replacement 19. Silicone Hydrogels 20. Soft lens specification and verification Section 4: Complex Lenses 22. Toric rigid lenses 23. Toric soft lenses 24. Lenses for presbyopia 25. Special lens features and applications Section 5: Management 26. Care systems 27. Lens collection and patient instruction 28. Aftercare 29. Aftercare Complications 30. Additional Aftercare Procedures Section 6: Children and Therapeutic Lenses 31. Contact lenses and children 32. Therapeutic and Complex Lens Designs Glossary of contact lens-related terms Appendix Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780750675901
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780750675901
  • ISBN10: 075067590X
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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