The Optometrist's Practitioner-Patient Manual

The Optometrist's Practitioner-Patient Manual

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


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SECTION 1 THE EYE

1. The Eye ? Frontal View
2. Cross Section of the Eye
3. The Fundus with differing Pigment Levels
4. Nerve Pathway
5. Refractive Errors
6. Presbyopia
7. Why do I see better in good light or if I screw up my eyes?
8. What does 6/6 or 20/20 mean?
9. Surgical Correction of Focal Errors

SECTION 2 SPECTACLE LENSES

11. Bifocal/Multifocal Types
12. Progressive Lenses
13. Effect of Refractive Index and Lens Diameter on Thickness
14. Lenticulated Lenses
15. Refractive Index Effects
16. Anti-Reflection Coatings
17. Polarizing Lenses
18. DriveWear Lenses

SECTION 3 ABNORMAL CONDITIONS

ANTERIOR EYE

19. Belpharitis - Anterior
* Blepharitis - Posterior
20. Cataract
* Cataract Surgery
* Capsular opacification
21. Corneal Grafting
22. Colour vision
23. Cysts and Styes
24. Dendritic Ulcers
25. Dry Eyes
26. Fuchs Dystrophy
27. Glaucoma
* Causes of Glaucoma
* The optic Disc
* Disc Haemorrhage
* Visual Field Screening in Glaucoma
28. Pinguecula and Pterygia
29. Subluxated Lens
30. Tears Drainage
31. Watering Eyes

POSTERIOR EYE

32. Asteroid Hyalosis
33. Cholesterol Plaque
34. Choroidal Naevus
35. Corneal Bullae
36. Diabetic Changes
37. Drusen
38. Epiretinal Membrane
39. Posterior Vitreous Detachment
40. Macular Degeneration - Amsler Grid
41. Macular Degeneration
42. Myopic Degenration
43. Toxoplasmosis
44. Retinal Detachment
45. Venous Occlusion
* Branch
* Central
46. Visual Fields
47. Visual Fields - Other Losses

SECTION 4 CONTACT LENSES

48. RGP Fit Assessment
49. Astigmatic Orientation
50. Contact Lens Markings
51. Inside Out Determination
52. GPC/CLPC
53. SEALs
54. Keratoconus
55. Ortho-K
56. Lens Deposits
57. Lens Handling
58. Soft Lens Removal
59. RGP Removal

SECTION 5 BINOCULAR VISION

60. The Extra-ocular Muscles
61. Strabismus
62. Suppression Areas
63. Phorias
64. Divergence Excess
65. Convergence Insufficiency
66. Accommodative Insufficiency