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Optometry Science, Techniques and Clinical Management

ISBN-10: 0750687789

ISBN-13: 9780750687782

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Edwards, Nicola Logan, Mark Rosenfield

List price: $152.00
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Description:

From the fundamental science of vision to clinical techniques and the management of common ocular conditions, this book encompasses the essence of contemporary optometric practice. Now in full colour and featuring over 400 new illustrations, it has been revised significantly.
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Book details

List price: $152.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/22/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 568
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.422
Language: English

Optometric Science
Forming an optical image: the optical elements of the eye
Anatomy of vision
Visual development
The psychology of vision
Visual Performance
Basic pharmacology relevant to the action of drugs on the eye
Diagnostic drugs
Therapeutic drugs
The optometric management of ocular adverse reactions to systemic medications
Ocular disease
The development of refractive error
Techniques
Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity
Objective refraction
Subjective refraction
Clinical assessment of accommodation
Binocular vision assessment
Examination of the anterior segment of the eye
Examination of the posterior segment of the eye
Ocular biometry, colour vision testing and electrophysiology
Visual field examination
Contact lenses
Prescribing spectacles
Alternate vision correction
Intraocular pressure and Pachymetry
Management
General Management
Objectives of the eye and vision examination
Communication skills in optometry - case history and case disposition
Legal aspects of optometry in the United Kingdom
Management of Special Populations
Paediatric assessment
Eye protection
Low vision
Aging populations
Optometric assessment and management of patients with developmental disability
Index