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Complete Optometric Assistant

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ISBN-10: 0750688882

ISBN-13: 9780750688888

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sarah Morgan

List price: $102.00
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THE COMPLETE OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANT will be your valued guide through all of the above. Sarah Morgan draws on her experience as an optometrist teaching optometric assistants to take you step-by-step and with clarity and authority through each of these areas and more in one handy volume. Comprehensive and extremely practical, this book will be indispensable reading for all front-line practice staff, as well as being enormously useful to students and dispensing opticians.
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
How to get the best from this book
Staff in Eye Care
The role of the optical assistant
Orientating new staff
Personnel in eye care
The Patient Visit
Patient history - and the impact on the eye examination
Behind the consulting room door
Supplementary tests
Visual fields
Introduction to the Eye
A fascinating tour of the eye
Changes to the front of the eye
Irritable eyes
Changes to the inside of the eye
Common Eye Conditions
Cataract
Glaucoma
Diabetes
Age-related macular degeneration
Understanding Vision
Record cards
Myopia
Hyperopia
Astigmatism
Presbyopia
Children's vision
Low vision
Refractive surgery
Contact Lenses
Introduction to contact lenses
Contact lens solutions
Teaching the new wearer
Contact lens aftercare
Advice on Spectacles
Ophthalmic lenses
Ophthalmic frames
UV protection
Eye protection
Spectacle collections
Practice and Patient Management
Appointment scheduling
Tricky symptoms
Tricky customers
A strong practice team
Patient satisfaction
Appendices
Soft contact lens check list
Rigid contact lens check list
Continuous wear contact lens check list
Customer concern form
Colour plate
Index