Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses A Practical Approach

ISBN-10: 0323014402
ISBN-13: 9780323014403
Edition: 4th 2001 (Revised)
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Description: This guide for contact lens fitting covers the full range of contact lens types and also explores how to manage some of the major complications of contact lens wear. It focuses on the hands-on information needed to provide complete well-eye care.

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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

This guide for contact lens fitting covers the full range of contact lens types and also explores how to manage some of the major complications of contact lens wear. It focuses on the hands-on information needed to provide complete well-eye care.

Fundamentals
Anatomy of Physiology of the Cornea
Basic Terminology
Assessment of the Prospective Contact Lens Wearer
Examination of the Anterior Ocular Surface and Tear Film
Patient Selection: Finding the Right Lens for the Right Patient
Soft Lenses: Characteristics, Advantages, and Disadvantages
Basic Fitting: An Approach to Lens-Fitting and Small Volume Fitter
Office Evaluation and Verification of Soft Lenses
General Guidelines for Fitting Soft Lenses
Fitting Methods for Soft Lenses
Handling of Soft Lenses: Insertion, Removal, and Wearing
Care Systems for Soft Lenses
Tinted Contact Lenses
Problems Associated with Soft Lenses Section Two: Rigid Lenses
History of Contact Lenses
Systems for Lens Ordering
Insertion and Removal Techniques
Office Modification of Rigid Lenses Penny Cook
Lens Solutions for Cleaning and Disinfecting Rigid Lenses
Adaptive Systems for Rigid Lenses
Fitting Problems and Their Solutions
Complications of Rigid Lenses
How to Ensure Your Rigid Lenses Are What You
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens (RGP): Materials, Design, and Fitting
Rigid Aspheric Gas-Permeable Contact Lenses Phyllis Rakow
Fitting Guide For More Advanced Fitters
Keratoconus
The Correction of Astigmatism with Contact Lenses
Toric Lens Fitting Peter R. Kastl
Fitting the Presyope Bifocal Contact Lens: Rigid and Soft Lynn Maund
Special Uses for Rigid and Soft Lenses
Aphakic and Pseudoaphakic Rigid and Soft Lenses
Extended-Wear Lenses
Disposable Contact Lenses Melvin Freeman
Therapeutic Contact Lenses
Practical Problems and Their Solutions: Case Analysis
Corneal Topography and Computerized Contact Lens Fitting
Complications of Contact Lens Wearer
Problems Associated with Current Care Systems
Endothelial Response to Contact Lenses
Epithelial and Subepithelial Complications of Contact Lenses
Serious Corneal Complications of Contact Lenses and Their Management
Contact Lens Wear and Ocular Allergy
Contact Lens Practice
How to Start a Contact Lens Practice
Management of a Contact Lens Practice
Practical Business Aspects of a Contact Lens Practice
The Role of Contact Lenses in a Refractive Practice
Computers in a Contact Lens Practice Alan Mandelberg
Cosmetics and Contact Lens Wear
Aids and Contact Lenses
Overview of Ophthalmic Photography
Glossary
Supplementary Readings
Appendices
Thickness Conversion Table
Conversion Tables for Diopters to Millimeters of Radius
Conversion of Spectacle Lens Power Worn at Various Distances to Equivalent Contact Lens Power
Table of Sagittal Values
Conversion Table Relating Diopters of Corneal Refracting Power to Millimeters of Radius of Curvature
Compensation for Effect of Vertex Distances When Plus Lens Is Moved from the Eye
Compensation for Effect of Vertex Distances When Plus Lens Is Moved Toward the Eye
Optical Constants of the Eye
Sagittal Relationship of Various Base Curves and Diameters
Dioptric Curves for Extended Range of Keratometer
Edge-Thickness Changes as a Function of Lens Power (for Base Curve 7.6 mm)
Estimating Visual Loss
Drugs Commonly Used in Ophthalmology
Abbreviations in Clinica

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