Key Features

  • The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume.
  • A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible.
  • Key information is presented so it can be quickly located.
  • Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface

    How to use this book

    Common Abbreviations

     

    Section 1: Preliminaries

    1. Background

    2. Instrumentation

    3. Record Keeping

    4. Consulting room procedures and equipment

    5. Preliminary considerations and examination

    6. Dry eyes and the tear film

    7. Lens types and materials

     

    Section 2: Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Fitting

    8. Principles of rigid lens design

    9. Development of rigid lens design

    10. Rigid lens selection and fitting

    11. Fluorescein patterns and fitting

    12. Aspheric lenses

    13. Rigid lens specification and verification

    14. Orthokeratology and reverse geometry lenses

     

    Section 3: Hydrogel and Silicone Hydrogel Fitting

    15. Soft lens fitting and design

    16. Soft lens fitting characteristics

    17. Other soft lens fitting considerations

    18. Disposable lenses and frequent (planned) replacement

    19. Silicone Hydrogels

    20. Soft lens specification and verification

     

    Section 4: Complex Lenses

    22. Toric rigid lenses

    23. Toric soft lenses

    24. Lenses for presbyopia

    25. Special lens features and applications

     

    Section 5: Management

    26. Care systems

    27. Lens collection and patient instruction

    28. Aftercare

    29. Aftercare Complications

    30. Additional Aftercare Procedures

     

    Section 6: Children and Therapeutic Lenses

    31. Contact lenses and children

    32. Therapeutic and Complex Lens Designs

     

    Glossary of contact lens-related terms

    Appendix

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    448
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702046025
    Print ISBN:
    9780750675901

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