The Tear Film
Structure, Function and Clinical ExaminationBy
- Donald Korb, OD, FAAO, Clinical Professor at School of Optometry, University of California at Berkley, Instructor at Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Private Practitioner and Director of Research at Ocular Research in Boston, USA
- Jennifer Craig, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, The Desmond Hadden, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
- Michael Doughty, BSc, MSc, PhD, FAAO(Diplomate), Professor of Ocular Pharmacology and Physiology, Department of Vision Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
- Jean-Pierre Guillon, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, Research Consultant, The Dry Eye Clinic, Institute of Optometry, London, UK
- Alan Tomlinson, MSc, PhD, FCOptom, DCLP, DOrth, FAAO, Head, Department of Vision Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
- George Smith, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Paybody Eye Unit, Coventry and Warwick Hospital, Coventry, UK
An essential purchase for all practitioners involved in contact lens fitting and prescribing. This book is published by the British Contact Lens Association in partnership with Butterworth Heinemann.
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- Introduction: The importance of tear film; The cornea and conjunctival surfaces in relation to the tear film; Structure and function of the preocular tear film; Current clinical techniques to study the tear film and tear secretions; Time and the tear film; Pathology of the tear film; The tear film - its role today and in the future.