Understanding Lens Surfacing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750691772

Understanding Lens Surfacing

1st Edition

Authors: Clifford Brooks
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750691772
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th October 1991
Page Count: 399


Understanding Lens Surfacing covers both theory and clinical application of ophthalmic lens surfacing from start to finish. Both students and educators will find the text easy to read and well organized: lens surfacing techniques are explained, demonstrated through clearly conveyed examples, and summarized in step-by-step tables.

Table of Contents

Review of Optics; The Lens Blank; Layout for Single-Vision Lens Surfacing; Layout and Marking of Flat-Top and Curved-Top Lenses; Layout and Marking of Round Segment and Blended Bifocal Lenses; Layout and Marking of Franklin-Style Lenses; Tool Curves and Lens Thickness: Basic Concepts; Tool Curves and Lens Thickness: Additional Factors; Blocking and Cribbing; Generating; Lap Tools; Fining and Polishing; Deblocking, Verifying, and Hard Coating; High-Powered Lenses; Progressive Addition Lenses; Creating Horizontal Prism with the Near Addition; Vertical Imbalance Corrections; Alternatives to Lens Surfacing; Eyewear Safety Standards; Appendixes; Bibliography; Glossary


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About the Author

Clifford Brooks

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Optometry, Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN