*A concise yet up-to-date review of a subject which has far reaching implications for your future practice
*Balanced, critical and informative and presents the very latest information in a highly readable form so that you will be able to find the information quickly
*A whole range of international experts and contributors provide you with all the necessary basic science information, clinical advice and research
*Has a broad appeal for all those interested in the eye and contact lens wear
*Contains superb illustrations and represents a treasure trove of sound practical advice.

Set at the level between a definitive reference work and a practical manual, this is an invaluable text for all optometrists, particularly those involved in contact lens practice.

Key Features

  • Follows a practice-based approach, guiding the reader through the entire process from diagnosis to management.
  • Brings the reader completely up to date on the latest research, discussing the implications of important findings and developments.
  • Reviews all the background information, including basic science, making the text accessible to all readers involved with contact lens wear.

Table of Contents

1. Clinical recognition of anterior segment disease
2. Infectious and non-infectious inflammation
3. The pathogenesis of infectious anterior segment disease
4. Therapeutics - how do they work
5. The role of the optometrist in the management of anterior segment disease
6. Allergic eye disease


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