Ophthalmic Lenses & Dispensing - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750688949

Ophthalmic Lenses & Dispensing

3rd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750688949
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th December 2007
Page Count: 308


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Lavishly illustrated, this highly successful book has been revised and updated but continues to provide the principles and practice of ophthalmic lens dispensing for all optometrists and dispensing opticians. Written by one of the world’s best-known and most highly acclaimed authors, Professor Mo Jalie, this essential text book is a distillation of his years of experience, wisdom and clinical training.

Key Features

  • A full-colour design with numerous illustrations presents essential information in an attractive, readily accessible form
  • CD-ROM provides helpful tutorials and explanations of the text, including a new lens design tutorial
  • All the information needed to understand and dispense ophthalmic lenses is in one volume
  • Content is based on a highly acclaimed series published in Optician journal
  • A top international expert in the field distils years of experience into a single volume

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the theory of ophthalmic lenses

Chapter 2 Form and material of ophthalmic lenses

Chapter 3 Lens centration

Chapter 4 Aspheric lenses

Chapter 5 Reflections from spectacle lens surfaces

Chapter 6 Surface treatments

Chapter 7 Tinted lenses

Chapter 8 Dispensing in myopia

Chapter 9 Dispensing in hypermetropia

Chapter 10 Bifocal lenses

Chapter 11 Trifocal lenses

Chapter 12 Progressive power lenses

Chapter 13 Dispensing in aphakia

Chapter 14 Safety lenses

Chapter 15 Special lenses

Chapter 16 Sports lenses

Chapter 17 Lens manufacture – single vision lens surfaces

Chapter 18 Lens manufacture – multifocal surfaces

Multiple choice questions

Answers to multiple choice questions



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