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Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting with CD-ROM, 3rd Edition


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.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • 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.

Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Milton M. Hom, OD, FAAO, Private Practice, Azusa, CA; and Adrian S. Bruce, BScOptom PhD FAAO FVCO, Senior Optometrist, Victorian College of Optometry, University of Melbourne, Australia

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Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting with CD-ROM, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 768 Pages
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7517-8
  • Copyright: 2006