Contact Lens  Fitting Guide Book

Contact Lens Fitting Guide


  • Author : Ajay Kumar Bhootra
  • Publisher : JP Medical Ltd
  • Release Date : 2014-01-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 88
  • ISBN 10 : 9789350909744

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Contact Lens Fitting Guide Book Description :

This book is a concise guide to contact lens fitting for optometrists and trainees. Beginning with an introduction to contact lenses and the pre-contact lens fitting eye examination, making sure a patient is suitable for wearing contact lenses, the following chapters describe the fitting of different types of corrective lens – soft, toric and rigid gas permeable. Separate chapters examine the use of therapeutic contact lenses, used to protect the eye whilst it heals after injury or infection, rather than to correct vision; and lenses for presbyopia, age-related long-sightedness. Key points Concise guide to contact lens fitting for optometrists and trainees Detailed discussion on pre-contact lens fitting eye exam and patient suitability Describes various types of corrective lenses Includes chapters on therapeutic lenses and contact lenses for presbyopia

Soft Lens Fitting Book

Soft Lens Fitting


  • Author : Andrew Franklin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN 10 : 9780750688567

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Soft Lens Fitting Book Description :

A major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higer professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics.

Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting Book
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Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting


  • Author : Milton M. Hom
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 749
  • ISBN 10 : 9780750675178

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Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting Book Description :

Written in a concise, practical, outline manner, Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting, 3rd Edition follows the logical progression of patient care, from basic prefitting topics, through rigid lens, soft lenses and advanced/specialty issues. Valuable management information assists in fitting and problem-solving situations, and clinical pearls in every chapter highlight key points. The companion CD-ROM uses video, animation, and morphing to demonstrate the skills of movement and position that are necessary to correctly fit rigid contact lenses. Covers both rigid and soft contact lenses. Enhances the reader's understanding through video and animation on the CD-ROM. Begins with prefitting topics and ends with specialty topics, progressing logically as the optometrist would care for the patient. Two new chapters on patient selection and contact lens optics. Contributions from new authors and updating throughout to reflect the newest modalities and references. Thoroughly revised CD-ROM is more user-friendly for both the student and clinician, with additional color images and information on Soft Contacts and the Tear Film, Translating Bifocals (Multimedia), Keratoconus, and Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty.

Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses Book

Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses


  • Author : Harold Aaron Stein
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 693
  • ISBN 10 : 0323014402

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Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses Book Description :

Updated and revised, the fourth edition of this reader-friendly reference presents straightforward guidelines for proper contact lens fitting. Covering today's full range of contact lens types, it also explores how to manage some of the major complications of contact lens wear. Devoid of extraneous optical theory, it focuses on the hands-on information that readers need to know in order to provide complete well-eye care. Uses a reader-friendly, easy-to-understand writing style that makes correct fitting techniques easy to understand and apply. Includes tips on unusual fitting procedures, such as toric fitting and bifocal fitting. Contains guidance on advanced fitting techniques for keratoconus, toric lenses, and tinted contact lenses. Offers valuable appendices of conversion tables, compensation values, drugs commonly used in ophthalmology, and more. Covers all the latest topics, including refractive surgery and the use of contact lenses, bifocal contact lenses, disposable contact lenses, and the newest rigid gas-permeable lenses. Contains a wealth of new chapters addressing corneal topography, contact lens wear and ocular allergy, AIDS and contact lenses, and other timely subjects. Includes a wealth of new illustrations that demonstrate key principles and techniques. Features a new co-editor, Dr. Melvin Freeman--past president of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists. Presents a new appendix that translates commonly asked questions and instructions into more than 12 different languages, facilitating communication with non-English-speaking patients.

Contact Lens Practice E Book Book

Contact Lens Practice E Book


  • Author : Nathan Efron
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-03-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702047633

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Contact Lens Practice E Book Book Description :

Thoroughly revised and updated, this popular book provides a comprehensive yet easy to read guide to modern contact lens practice. Beautifully re-designed in a clean, contemporary layout, this second edition presents relevant and up-to-date information in a systematic manner, with a logical flow of subject matter from front to back. This book wonderfully captures the ‘middle ground’ in the contact lens field ... somewhere between a dense research-based tome and a basic fitting guide. As such, it is ideally suited for both students and general eye care practitioners who require a practical, accessible and uncluttered account of the contact lens field. Outlines a rational clinical approach to modern contact lens fitting - practical advice for the clinic and the classroom Logical structure and systematic layout, with relevant chapters grouped into coherent sections for easy reference Up-to-date for accurate information Chapters are contextualised through cross-referencing - helping to reflect the relative importance of different topics Provides an 'historical time line' of contact lens development and explains the current global situation Explains how contact lenses are fabricated, designed, manufactured and measured Reviews the scientific principles that underpin the clinical application of contact lenses New chapter on daily disposable contact lenses. Contributing authors comprising optometrists, ophthalmologists, dispensing opticians, industry experts, researchers and clinicians – all of whom are true international leaders in their sub-specialty areas. Many new line diagrams and clinical photographs to illustrate, inform and explain the concepts outlined in the text. Special consideration is given to the most popular lens replacement systems – daily, two-weekly and monthly. Extensive appendices to assist chair-side decision making in everyday practice. Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications. Evidence-based approach with numerous up-to-date refer

Contact Lens Fitting Book

Contact Lens Fitting


  • Author : Frank J. Weinstock
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015018825656

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Essential Contact Lens Practice Book

Essential Contact Lens Practice


  • Author : Jane Veys
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 113
  • ISBN 10 : 0750649127

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Essential Contact Lens Practice Book Description :

* Part of a successful series published originally in Optician and on www.optometryonline.net * Highly illustrated in full colour throughout * Specially designed and prepared * Practical approach * Builds from basics and covers recent developments in contact lens practice

The Contact Lens Manual E Book Book

The Contact Lens Manual E Book


  • Author : Andrew Gasson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-07-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702046025

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The Contact Lens Manual E Book Book Description :

The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. 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. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.

Contact Lenses Book

Contact Lenses


  • Author : Ken Daniels
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 10 : 1556423454

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Contact Lenses Book Description :

The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals is a series that provides fundamental and advanced material with a clinical approach to clinicians and students. A special effort was made to include information needed for the certification exams in ophthalmic and optometric assisting, as well as for surgical assistants, opticians, plus low vision, and contact lens examiners. Perfect for the optometric and ophthalmic tech, this well-illustrated text includes detailed how-to's that will make contact lens fitting and patient education easy. The author starts with ocular anatomy and how it is affected by contact lens wear. Other topics include lens design and materials, patient selection and examination procedures, and fitting of both soft and rigid lenses (including astigmatic designs). Information on patient instruction, care of products, lens verification/modification, complications, and special fitting situations are also covered.

Fitting Contact Lenses Book

Fitting Contact Lenses


  • Author : Susan Kaye Cogger
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4400439

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Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses Book

Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses


  • Author : Edward S. Bennett
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469832890

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Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses Book Description :

Designed to be used as a quick reference, this fourth edition of the Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses allows readers to easily find the topic and information they need without having to search through an entire chapter to find it. Rigid gas permeable lens design and fitting, soft lens problem-solving, astigmatic management, and bifocal correction are just a few of the subjects covered in this manual. Each chapter includes sample cases to reinforce and demonstrate the practical nature of the topic, with nomograms and proficiency checklists summarizing and emphasizing the important points. With this guide, students and practitioners will have a dependable resource to help fit, evaluate, and troubleshoot any contact lenses, especially specialty designs for years to come.

Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Fitting Book

Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Fitting


  • Author : Andrew Franklin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : 9780750688901

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Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Fitting Book Description :

A major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higer professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics.

Contact Lens Practice Book

Contact Lens Practice


  • Author : Nathan Efron
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 0702066605

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Contact Lens Practice Book Description :

In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Contact Lens Practice, award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, Professor Nathan Efron, provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the scientific foundation and clinical applications of contact lens fitting. The text has been refreshed by the inclusion of ten new authors - a mixture of scientists and clinicians, all of whom are at the cutting edge of their specialty. The chapters are highly illustrated in full colour and subject matter is presented in a clear and logical format to allow the reader to quickly hone in the desired information. Ideal for an optometrist, ophthalmologist, orthoptist, optician, student, or work in the industry, this book will serve as an essential companion and guide to current thinking and practice in the contact lens field. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Highlights of this edition include a new chapter on myopia control contact lenses, as well are completely rewritten chapters, by new authors, on keratoconus, orthokeratology, soft and rigid lens measurement and history taking.