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Orthokeratology

Principles and Practice

This unique resource demystifies the subject of orthokeratology and provides practical information for all those interested in the technique. Critical, balanced, and informative, it thoroughly evaluates the literature and evidence, gives sensible guidelines for practice, and features an international approach. This text is modern, comprehensive, and contains a wealth of color illustrations.

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Published: July 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4007-7

Contents

  • Introduction and history of orthokeratology
    Corneal topography
    Reverse geometry lens designs
    Overnight and extended wear RGP lenses
    Patient selection and preliminary examination
    Trial lens fitting
    Corneal and refractive changes
    Computerised modelling of outcomes and lens fitting in orthokeratology
    Aftercare
    Problem solving
    Force modelling

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