Theory and Practice of Optics & Refraction - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9788131231050

Theory and Practice of Optics & Refraction

3rd Edition

Authors: A. K. Khurana
Paperback ISBN: 9788131231050
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 20th August 2013
Page Count: 474

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Key Features

In its third edition Theory and Practice of Optics and Refraction constitutes a part of Modern System of Ophthalmology (MSO) Series. Without altering the basic text and layout, each chapter in this edition has been thoroughly revised to keep abreast with newer concepts and principles of optics and refraction involved in investigative as well as treatment modalities evolved over the period of time.

Salient Features

  • Intends to provide information on basic principles of optics and refraction to the residents in ophthalmology as well as students of Optometry and Orthoptics
  • Organises text in attractive four-colour format to make understanding, retention and reproducibility of facts easy
  • Includes newer concepts in refractive surgery like All Femtosecond Laser Surgery (ReLEx), and Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia
  • Incorporates topics on Advances in aberrometry, Wavefront Technology, Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography (AS-OCT), Confocal Microscopy of Cornea and anterior segment ultrasound biomicroscopy
  • Comprises chapter on Clinical Refraction refurbished effectively and text on Corneal Topography expanded with essential newer developments

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Light, Physical Optics, Geometrical Optics, and Optics of Eye 1

Chapter 2 Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity and Tests for Potential Vision 39

Chapter 3 Errors of Refraction and Binocular Optical Defects 60

Chapter 4 Asthenopia, Anomalies of Accommodation and Convergence 86

Chapter 5 Clinical Refraction: Determination of the Errors of Refraction 113

Chapter 6 Keratometry, Corneal Topography and Aberrometry 149

Chapter 7 Spectacles 185

Chapter 8 Contact Lenses 210

Chapter 9 Intraocular Lenses: Optical Aspects and Power Calculation 261

Chapter 10 Low Vision Management 286

Chapter 11 Refractive Surgery 302

Chapter 12 Optical Instruments and Techniques 350

Index 435



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A. K. Khurana