Clinical Case in Contact Lenses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750690447, 9780702039263

Clinical Case in Contact Lenses

1st Edition

Authors: Ronald Watanabe
Paperback ISBN: 9780750690447
eBook ISBN: 9780702039263
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 14th December 2001
Page Count: 232

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This clinical handbook presents common contact lens problems with step-by-step treatment solutions. Forty case studies cover a range of problems from basic fitting dilemmas to adverse effects of contact lens wear. Each case begins with a presentation of symptoms and signs, including a case history and objective test findings and ends with the author's diagnosis and discussion.

Table of Contents

Fitting Dilemmas and Complexities: Low-Riding RGP Contact Lens; Laterally Decentered RGP Lens; High-Riding RGP Contact Lens; Another Low-Riding RGP Contact Lens; Blurry, Uncomfortable Soft Lens; Poor Vision with a Toric Soft Lens; More Blurry Vision with Soft Toric Lenses; Optical Problems: Visual Flare: 1. Visual Flare; 2. Sudden Onset Blur in One Eye; Blurry Vision with RGP Lenses; Blurry Vision with New RGP Contact Lenses; Double Vision with Soft Toric Lenses; Cloudy Vision; Foggy Vision; Blurry Near Vision; More Problems with Near Vision; Fit Induced Complications: Soft Lens Red Eye; Pain with Soft Lens Wear; Soft Lens Discomfort; Redness with RGP Lenses; More Redness with RGP Lenses; Itchy Soft Lens; Itchy RGP Lens; Soft Lens Discomfort; Routine Soft Lens Wearer; There's a White Spot on my Eye; Pain and Redness with Soft Lens Wear; RGP Discomfort; Painful, Red Eye with Soft Lens Wear; Specialty Contact Lens Fitting Dilemmas: Uncomfortable RGP in Keratoconus; Bifocal Contact Lens Problem; Difficult RGP Fit; Post-surgical Glare; Post-surgical RGP Intolerance; Uncomfortable Keratoconus Fit; Orthokeratology: 1. Orthokeratology; 2. Occluder; Pupil Lens and a Red Eye


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About the Author

Ronald Watanabe

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Optometry and Chief, Cornea and Contact Lens Service, The New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA, USA