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Eye Essentials: Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting

EYE ESSENTIALS is a series of user-friendly, rapid-reference books designed to address the core skills required by the eye care practitioner in modern optical practice. Each full colour title is authored by experts in the subject area. The common format of each volume makes for exceptional ease of reference. The titles emphasizes the practical, rather than theoretical, elements of optometry and optics. Addressing classical concepts and new developments in the optical industry, EYE ESSENTIALS is a comprehensive series that the eye care practitioner will find invaluable in routine or specialized practice.

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Published: October 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-8890-1

Contents

  • Initial consultation

    Rigid lens materials

    Measurements and initial lens selection

    Handling and assessing RGP lenses

    RGP lenses for astigmatism

    RGP contact lenses in presbyopia

    Keratoconus

    Better sight without glasses: extended wear orthokeratology and fitting after refractive surgery

    Collection and lens care

    Aftercare

    Complications and management

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