Eye Essentials:  Soft Lens Fitting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750688567, 9780702034961

Eye Essentials: Soft Lens Fitting

1st Edition

Authors: Andrew Franklin Ngaire Franklin
eBook ISBN: 9780702034961
Paperback ISBN: 9780750688567
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 31st October 2006
Page Count: 196

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Table of Contents

Initial consultation

Soft lens materials

Spherical lens fitting

Soft lenses for astigmatism

Soft contact lenses in presbyopia

Extended wear and silicone hydrogels

Collection and lens care


Complications and management

Tinted and therapeutic lenses


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.

Key Features

  • Practical advice from experts in the field
  • Highly designed, modern with tables and synoptic text
  • White-coat-pocket book
  • Pulls the information together in one place very concisely
  • Well illustrated in full colour throughout


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About the Authors

Andrew Franklin Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professional Programme Tutor, Boots Opticians Examiner, College of Optometrists, UK; Optometrist in private practice, Gloucestershire, UK

Ngaire Franklin Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Examiner, College of Optometrists; Optometrist in Private Practice, Herefordshire UK