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The Optometrist's Practitioner-Patient Manual


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. There are many occasions in clinical practice when a picture will tell a thousand words. For all optometrists who would like to be able to show their patients simple, clear and high quality illustrations of procedures and conditions, The OPTOMETRIST'S PRACTITIONER-PATIENT MANUAL is the answer. Moving through anatomy, spectacle lenses, abnormal conditions, contact lenses and binocular vision, this practical and durable handbook is an excellent chair-side aid for practitioners to help patients understand their ocular conditions. It can help you explain why specific tests are being advised or a certain optical aid is being prescribed. Wth full colour throughout and incorporating patient reading charts, this unique manual encourages patient understanding, patient compliance and loyalty whilst being a real time-saver for practitioners. No practice should be without it!

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Key Features

    • The first practitioner-patient manual for optometrists
    • Over 150 full colour, ultra-clear illustrations
    • All common conditions covered
    • Lie-flat binding for ease of use
    • Laminated pages for robust long life
    • Includes reading charts
    • A truly invaluable tool to aid practitioner-patient communication

Published Reviews

    "The unique manual is highly recommended for optometrists who value the importance of keeping their patients informed. It will save them time spent looking through various book for appropriate pictures or frequently sketching diagrams. This is one book that will not collect dust on the shelf." - Clinical and Experimental Optometry, July 2009

Author Information

    By Anthony J. Phillips, MPhil, FBOA, HD, FAAO, FBCO, FVCO, FCLSA, DCLP, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and The Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

Customer Reviews

The Optometrist
  • Spiral Bound
  • Reference
  • 146 Pages
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7539-0
  • Copyright: 2008