Description

This up to date text offers a practical approach to the theory and practice of how spectacle lenses are made and how they work in correcting vision. It also covers the more fundamental aspects of spectacle lens dispensing with relevance to areas such as visual optics and geometric optics.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Basic optical principles; Spherical lens forms; Astigmatic lens forms; Prisms and prismatic effects; Spectacle lens materials and lens manufacture; Measurement of lens power; Lens aberrations, best form and aspheric lenses; Bifocal and trifocal lenses; Varifocal spectacle lenses; Tinted and treated lenses.

Details

No. of pages:
160
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702038051
Print ISBN:
9780750623704

About the authors

Colin Fowler

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Keziah Latham Petre

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK