Orthokeratology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750640077, 9780702038143


1st Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: John Mountford David Ruston Trusit Dave
Paperback ISBN: 9780750640077
eBook ISBN: 9780702038143
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 9th July 2004
Page Count: 320

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This unique resource demystifies the subject of orthokeratology and provides practical information for all those interested in the technique. Critical, balanced, and informative, it thoroughly evaluates the literature and evidence, gives sensible guidelines for practice, and features an international approach. This text is modern, comprehensive, and contains a wealth of color illustrations.

Key Features

  • Features practical and comprehensive information on Orthokeratology that isn't available in other resources
  • Provides an international approach to the subject
  • Thoroughly evaluates all of the available literature and evidence
  • Offers sensible guidelines for practice for anyone thinking of using OrthoK lenses
  • Designed for those who wish to update their knowledge concerning Orthokeratology and who want a thorough, balanced view of the procedure
  • Written by international experts in the field

Table of Contents

Introduction and history of orthokeratology
Corneal topography
Reverse geometry lens designs
Overnight and extended wear RGP lenses
Patient selection and preliminary examination
Trial lens fitting
Corneal and refractive changes
Computerised modelling of outcomes and lens fitting in orthokeratology
Problem solving
Force modelling


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About the Author

John Mountford

Affiliations and Expertise

Optometrist and Contact Lens Specialist,

David Ruston

Affiliations and Expertise

NF Burnett Hodd Contact Lens Practitioners and Optometrists, London, UK

Trusit Dave

Affiliations and Expertise

Eyetech Optometrists, Wyken, Coventry, UK