Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting

Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting
Author: Milton M. Hom,Adrian S. Bruce
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 766
Release: 2006
ISBN: 0750675179
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting Book Excerpt:

Part I. Basic Concepts -- 1. Anatomy and Physiology -- 2. Anterior Segment Disease and Contact Lenses -- 3. Examination and Instrumentation -- 4. Patient Selection new -- 5. CL optics new -- Part II. Gas-Permeable lenses -- 6. Gas-Permeable Lens Design and Fitting -- 7. Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting and Eyelid Geometry -- 8. Gas-Permeable Lens Fluorescein Patterns -- 9. Gas-Permeable Lens Materials -- 10. Modification and Verification -- 11. Gas-Permeable Lenses for Astigmatism -- 12. Gas-Permeable Lens Care and Patient Education -- 13. Gas-Permeable Cases -- Part III. Soft Lenses -- 14. Soft Lens Design, Fitting, and Physiologic Response -- 15. Soft Lens Materials -- 16. Soft Contact lenses and the Tear film -- 17. Soft Contact Lenses for Astigmatism -- 18. Soft Contact Lens Care and Patient Education -- Part IV. Extended wear -- 19. Gas-Permeable Extended Wear and Complications -- 20. Soft Extended Wear and Complications -- Part V. Special Topics -- 21. Dry Eyes and Contact Lenses -- 22. Monovision and Bifocals -- 23. Translating Bifocals -- 24. Keratoconus -- 25. Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty -- 26. Aphakia -- 27. Refractive Surgery and Contact Lenses -- 28. Pediatric Contact Lenses -- 29. Orthokeratology -- 30. Colored lenses -- 31. Scleral lenses -- Appendix A: Extended Keratometer Range with +1.25 D and -1.00 D Lenses -- Appendix B: Vertex Conversion Table of Plus and Minus Powers -- Appendix C: Keratometer Conversion (Diopter to Millimeters).

Soft Lens Fitting

Soft Lens Fitting
Author: Andrew Franklin,Ngaire Franklin
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 936
Release: 2006-01-01
ISBN: 0750688564
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Soft Lens Fitting Book Excerpt:

A major new series which provides authoritative and accessible information for all eye care professionals, whether in training or in practice. Each book is a rapid revision aid for students taking higer professional qualifications and a handy clinical reference guide for practitioners in busy clinics.

Contact Lens Fitting Guide

Contact Lens  Fitting Guide
Author: Ajay Kumar Bhootra
Publsiher: JP Medical Ltd
Total Pages: 92
Release: 2014-01-30
ISBN: 935090974X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lens Fitting Guide Book Excerpt:

This book is a concise guide to contact lens fitting for optometrists and trainees. Beginning with an introduction to contact lenses and the pre-contact lens fitting eye examination, making sure a patient is suitable for wearing contact lenses, the following chapters describe the fitting of different types of corrective lens – soft, toric and rigid gas permeable. Separate chapters examine the use of therapeutic contact lenses, used to protect the eye whilst it heals after injury or infection, rather than to correct vision; and lenses for presbyopia, age-related long-sightedness. Key points Concise guide to contact lens fitting for optometrists and trainees Detailed discussion on pre-contact lens fitting eye exam and patient suitability Describes various types of corrective lenses Includes chapters on therapeutic lenses and contact lenses for presbyopia

Clinical Contact Lens Practice

Clinical Contact Lens Practice
Author: Edward S. Bennett,Barry A. Weissman
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 1102
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9780781737050
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Contact Lens Practice Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive text and reference addresses the full scope of contemporary contact lens science and practice. With two expert editors and 100 first-rate contributors, the book presents practitioners and students in optometry and ophthalmology with key facts on corneal anatomy, recent research, contact lens design, patient evaluation, clinical applications, patient education, and complications of contact lens wear. More than 600 illustrations complement the text. Clinical Contact Lens Practice will be the standard text for required contact lens courses and will be an invaluable everyday reference for practitioners.

Contact Lens Practice E Book

Contact Lens Practice E Book
Author: Nathan Efron
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2016-11-27
ISBN: 0702066613
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lens Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Contact Lens Practice, award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, Professor Nathan Efron, provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the scientific foundation and clinical applications of contact lens fitting. The text has been refreshed by the inclusion of ten new authors – a mixture of scientists and clinicians, all of whom are at the cutting edge of their specialty. The chapters are highly illustrated in full colour and subject matter is presented in a clear and logical format to allow the reader to quickly hone in the desired information. Ideal for an optometrist, ophthalmologist, orthoptist, optician, student, or work in the industry, this book will serve as an essential companion and guide to current thinking and practice in the contact lens field. Highlights of this edition include a new chapter on myopia control contact lenses, as well are completely rewritten chapters, by new authors, on keratoconus, orthokeratology, soft and rigid lens measurement and history taking.

Visual Development Diagnosis and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient

Visual Development  Diagnosis  and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient
Author: Robert H. Duckman
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780781752886
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Visual Development Diagnosis and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient Book Excerpt:

Written by highly experienced clinicians, this volume is the first text to integrate basic concepts of vision development with clinical diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vision disorders. Coverage begins with a thorough review of the normal course of vision development, focusing on the years from birth through preschool. The next section presents a comprehensive, step-by-step clinical methodology for evaluating visual function. Subsequent chapters discuss treatment strategies, including parameters for prescribing lenses for children, notes on when not prescribing is appropriate, options in strabismus and amblyopia, and visual therapy for very young children. More than 200 illustrations complement the text.

The Contact Lens Manual E Book

The Contact Lens Manual E Book
Author: Andrew Gasson,Judith A. Morris
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2010-07-08
ISBN: 0702046027
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Contact Lens Manual E Book Book Excerpt:

The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume. A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible. Key information is presented so it can be quickly located. Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.

Contact Lenses E Book

Contact Lenses E Book
Author: Anthony J. Phillips,Lynne Speedwell
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2018-11-29
ISBN: 0702071692
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lenses E Book Book Excerpt:

Completely revised with the latest advances, evidence, and standards needed for everyday practice, Contact Lenses, 6th Edition, remains a definitive work on this multi-faceted topic, ideal for optometrists, dispensing opticians, ophthalmologists, and contact lens practitioners. This classic, superbly designed text is perfectly suited for health care professionals, providing all of the essential knowledge needed in one convenient volume. Provides up-to-date, authoritative information on contact lens materials and lens types, treatment in contact lens and tear film complications, and myopia correction and contact lenses for abnormal ocular conditions. Discusses current topics such as miniscleral lenses, keratoconus, corneal cross linking, and paediatric, cosmetic and prosthetic contact lenses. Contains high-quality line diagrams and clinical illustrations to highlight key points in the text. Focuses on the evidence behind contact lens practice, enabling you to make informed choices about the care you give to your patients.

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care E Book

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care E Book
Author: David B. Elliott
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-01-30
ISBN: 0702077909
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care E Book Book Excerpt:

Well organized and easy to read, Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 5th Edition, takes an accessible, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary care procedures that facilitate accurate diagnosis and effective patient management. This practical, clinically-focused text offers succinct descriptions of today's most frequently encountered optometric techniques supported by research-based evidence. You’ll find essential instructions for mastering the procedures you need to know, including recent technical advances in the field. Discusses technical advances that are dramatically altering optometry: Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and ultra-wide field imaging (optomaps). Presents outstanding new digital images of OCT cases and optomaps for a wide variety of conditions of the central and peripheral retina. Focuses on evidence-based optometry; all procedures include a section that reviews when and how the procedure should be measured and uses clinical wisdom in addition to research-based evidence. Presents new digital images of normal variations of the eye – crucial visual support for understanding what is normal and what is disease. Helps you clearly visualize procedures and eye disorders through full-color photographs, diagrams, and video clips. Provides fully revised print on dry eye assessment based on the latest international Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS) guidelines. Features coverage of changes in the eye due to high myopia, and expounds the need for myopia control techniques. Offers extensive material online to enhance learning: video clips, interactive testing sections, additional photographs, and more.

Contact Lens Optics and Lens Design

Contact Lens Optics and Lens Design
Author: W. A. Douthwaite
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2006-01-01
ISBN: 0750688793
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lens Optics and Lens Design Book Excerpt:

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The 3rd edition of Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design provides a straightforward introduction and offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems likely to be encountered in practice. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains integral coverage of soft lenses, information on the latest corneal measuring techniques, and expanded coverage of astigmatism and corneal toricity. It includes a new chapter on presbyopia and separate treatment of orthokeratology. Also included on the CD-ROM, is a set of invaluable computer programs, which allow the users to bypass tedious calculations in arriving at best fits. Offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems Includes a companion CD-ROM with calculators to resolve fitting problems Revised, expanded, and updated computer programs on CD-ROM New two-color design throughout Color plate section Integral coverage of soft and RGP lenses In-depth information on mean thickness and harmonic mean thickness Discussion of the latest corneal measuring techniques Wavefront aberrations Soft toric lenses discussed in detail New chapter on presbyopia correction and soft lens bifocal design Coverage of orthokeratology and other cutting-edge techniques

Contact Lens Complications E Book

Contact Lens Complications E Book
Author: Nathan Efron
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 351
Release: 2012-06-19
ISBN: 1455737747
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lens Complications E Book Book Excerpt:

Effectively manage even the most challenging contact lens complications with help from Contact Lens Complications, 3rd Edition! Award-winning author, clinician, and researcher Professor Nathan Efron presents a thoroughly up-to-date, clinician-friendly guide to identifying, understanding, and managing ocular response to contact lens wear. Evaluate and manage patients efficiently with an organization that parallels your clinical decision making, arranging complications logically by tissue pathologies. Turn to the lavish illustrations and full-color schematic diagrams for a quick visual understanding of the causes and remedies for contact lens complications. Stay up to date with the latest advances and concepts in contact-lens-related ocular pathology, including findings from the Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS), the International Workshop on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, a new approach to corneal inflammatory events and microbial keratitis, and new instrumentation and techniques for anterior eye examination. Consult the most comprehensive and widely-used grading system available, as well as 350 new references that reflect an evidence-based approach, and dozens of superb new illustrations that help you instantly recognize clinical signs.

Clinical Optics and Refraction

Clinical Optics and Refraction
Author: Andrew William Keirl,Caroline Christie
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2007-10-10
ISBN: 0750688890
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Optics and Refraction Book Excerpt:

It provides a comprehensive and clinically based guide to visual optics. With its suggested routines and numerous examples, this new book offers a straightforward "how to approach" to the understanding of clinical optics, refraction and contact lens optics. Designed for easy access, it presents information in a concise format that highlights key, need-to-know points. Part 1 addresses the basic visual optics of the eye along with emmetropia, ametropia and the correction of ametropia with spectacle lenses. Part 2 turns to the optics of contact lenses and the use of contact lenses in vision correction. Numerous worked examples based on real examination questions Practical and user friendly text Over 190 clear line diagrams An essential passport to examination success and a valuable quick reference for practitioners

Contact Lens Fitting

Contact Lens Fitting
Author: Frank J. Weinstock
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 243
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lens Fitting Book Excerpt:

The Complete Contact Lens Fitting Guide and Directory

The Complete Contact Lens Fitting Guide and Directory
Author: Peter R. Kastl,Joseph W. Soper
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 124
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Contact lenses
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Contact Lens Fitting Guide and Directory Book Excerpt:

Fitting Guide for Hard and Soft Contact Lenses

Fitting Guide for Hard and Soft Contact Lenses
Author: Harold Aaron Stein,Bernard J. Slatt
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1977
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Contact lenses
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fitting Guide for Hard and Soft Contact Lenses Book Excerpt:

Textbook of Contact Lenses

Textbook of Contact Lenses
Author: Rajesh Sinha,Vijay Kumar Dada
Publsiher: JP Medical Ltd
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2017-01-31
ISBN: 9386150441
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textbook of Contact Lenses Book Excerpt:

This book is a comprehensive guide to the complete field of contact lenses for optometrists and ophthalmic assistants. Beginning with an introduction to the evolution of contact lenses and the relevant anatomy and physiology, the following chapters explain the different types of contact lenses, materials and fitting, and lens solutions. Chapters dedicated to the use of contact lenses with certain ocular conditions such as astigmatism, keratoconus and aphakia, are also included. The final sections discuss complications associated with wearing contact lenses and also the fitting of lenses after refractive surgery. The fifth edition has been fully revised to provide the very latest information and features images, diagrams and tables to enhance learning. Key Points Comprehensive guide to contact lenses for optometrists and ophthalmic assistants Fully revised new edition providing latest information in the field Covers all types of contact lenses and potential complications Includes use of lenses with specific ocular disorders and after refractive surgery

PART Expert Consult site for Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care4

PART   Expert Consult site for Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care4
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 331
Release: 2022
ISBN: 0702052868
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

PART Expert Consult site for Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care4 Book Excerpt:

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology
Author: Myron Yanoff,Jay S. Duker
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1551
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN: 0323043321
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ophthalmology Book Excerpt:

Based on feedback, the authors have streamlined their bestselling reference to zero in on just the clinical answers ophthalmologists need in day-to-day practice. This new edition presents unparalleled guidance on nearly every ophthalmic condition and procedure.

Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses

Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses
Author: Harold Aaron Stein,Bernard J. Slatt
Publsiher: Mosby Incorporated
Total Pages: 693
Release: 2002
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses Book Excerpt:

Updated and revised, the fourth edition of this reader-friendly reference presents straightforward guidelines for proper contact lens fitting. Covering today's full range of contact lens types, it also explores how to manage some of the major complications of contact lens wear. Devoid of extraneous optical theory, it focuses on the hands-on information that readers need to know in order to provide complete well-eye care. Uses a reader-friendly, easy-to-understand writing style that makes correct fitting techniques easy to understand and apply. Includes tips on unusual fitting procedures, such as toric fitting and bifocal fitting. Contains guidance on advanced fitting techniques for keratoconus, toric lenses, and tinted contact lenses. Offers valuable appendices of conversion tables, compensation values, drugs commonly used in ophthalmology, and more. Covers all the latest topics, including refractive surgery and the use of contact lenses, bifocal contact lenses, disposable contact lenses, and the newest rigid gas-permeable lenses. Contains a wealth of new chapters addressing corneal topography, contact lens wear and ocular allergy, AIDS and contact lenses, and other timely subjects. Includes a wealth of new illustrations that demonstrate key principles and techniques. Features a new co-editor, Dr. Melvin Freeman--past president of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists. Presents a new appendix that translates commonly asked questions and instructions into more than 12 different languages, facilitating communication with non-English-speaking patients.

Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses
Author: Gerald Eugene Lowther,Christopher Snyder
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Total Pages: 434
Release: 1992
ISBN: 9780750691871
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contact Lenses Book Excerpt:

This practical book covers the basics of contact lens terminology, care, solutions, fitting principles, patient education, and the management of aftercare problems for rigid and soft contact lenses. * - Covers the basics of contact lens terminology, care, solutions, fitting principles, patient education, and the management of aftercare problems for rigid and soft contact lenses. * - Practical emphasis *