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 references at the end of each chapter.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 1837 g
Dimensions: 279 x 226 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition