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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About the author

Mo Jalie

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor in Optometry, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, N Ireland