Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses

6th Edition - November 29, 2018

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  • Authors: Anthony Phillips, Lynne Speedwell
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702071683
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702071690

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Completely revised with the latest advances, evidence, and standards needed for everyday practice, Contact Lenses, 6th Edition, remains a definitive work on this multi-faceted topic, ideal for optometrists, dispensing opticians, ophthalmologists, and contact lens practitioners. This classic, superbly designed text is perfectly suited for health care professionals, providing all of the essential knowledge needed in one convenient volume.

Table of Contents

  • Contact Lenses 6e


    Contact Lens History and Material Development

    1. The History of Contact Lenses

    2. Contact Lens Materials

    Anatomy, Physiology and Patient Suitability

    3. Ocular Anatomy

    4. Microbiology, Lens Care and Maintenance

    5. Tears and Contact Lenses

    6. Assessment of Patient Suitability For Contact Lenses

    Instrumentation and Lens Design

    7. Optics and Lens Design

    8. Clinical Instrumentation in Contact Lens Practice

    Lens Fitting Modalities

    9. Rigid Gas-Permeable Corneal Lens Fitting

    10. Soft Contact Lens Fitting

    11. Toric Contact Lens Fitting

    12. Extended- And Continuous-Wear Lenses

    13. Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses

    14. Scleral and Mini-Scleral Contact Lenses

    Patient Management and Aftercare

    15. Patient Management

    16. After-Care

    17. Management of Contact Lens Induced Pathology

    18. Lens Checking: Soft and Rigid

    Specialist Lens Fitting

    19. Orthokeratology

    20. Keratoconus

    21. High Prescriptions

    22. Post-Keratoplasty Contact Lens Fitting

    23. Postrefractive Surgery

    24. Paediatric Contact Lenses

    25. Cosmetic and Prosthetic Contact Lenses

    26. Therapeutic and Bandage Lenses For Abnormal Ocular Conditions

    27. Special Lens Types

    28. Myopia Progression and Contact Lens Control

    29. Contact Lens Manufacturing

    30. Contact Lens Standards

    31. Legal Issues and Contact Lenses

    32. Setting Up a Research Project

    33. Modification Procedures - ONLINE ONLY

    Grading Scales

Product details

  • No. of pages: 592
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: November 29, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702071683
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702071690

About the Authors

Anthony Phillips

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia Dept. of Ophthalmology, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia

Lynne Speedwell

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Optometry, Clinical & Academic Department of Ophthalmology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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