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Optics of the Human Eye


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This book describes the optical structure and optical properties of the human eye. It will be useful to those who have an interest in vision, such as optometrists, ophthalmologists, vision scientists, optical physicists and students of visual optics. An understanding of the optics of the human eye is particularly important to designers of ophthalmic diagnostic equipment and visual optical systems such as telescopes.

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    " is an excellent reference text for visual scientists, optical manufacturers and designers of devices for visual observation" Professor Robert Fletcher, Optical Practitioner, September 2000

Author Information

    By David Atchison, BScOptom, MScOptom, PhD, GradCertEd, FAAO, Associate Professor, School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia and George Smith, BSc MSc PhD FRCOphth, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia Consultant Ophthalmologist, Paybody Eye Unit, Coventry and Warwick Hospital, Coventry, UK

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Optics of the Human Eye
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 288 Pages
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-3775-6
  • Copyright: 2000