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Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting

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ISBN-10: 0750697415

ISBN-13: 9780750697415

Edition: 1997

Authors: Milton M. Hom

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This manual provides a comprehensive, portable reference on contact lenses. Rigid, soft, and extended wear lenses are covered in detail and special topics on the newer uses of lenses such are also explored.
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Book details

List price: $47.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 418
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Contributing Authorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Preface to the Second Editionp. xv
Preface to the First Editionp. xvii
Basic Conceptsp. 1
Anatomy and Physiologyp. 3
Anterior Segment Disease and Contact Lensesp. 17
Examination and Instrumentationp. 63
Rigid Lensesp. 75
Rigid Lens Design and Fittingp. 77
Rigid Lens Materialsp. 105
Fluorescein Patternsp. 113
Modification and Verificationp. 133
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses for Astigmatismp. 143
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Care and Patient Educationp. 167
Soft Lensesp. 177
Soft Lens Design, Fitting, and Physiologic Responsep. 179
Soft Lens Materialsp. 215
Soft Contact Lenses for Astigmatismp. 219
Soft Contact Lens Care and Patient Educationp. 235
Disposable and Extended Wearp. 255
Rigid Extended Wear and Complicationsp. 257
Soft Extended Wear and Complicationsp. 269
Special Topicsp. 291
Dry Eyes and Contact Lensesp. 293
Keratoconusp. 311
Monovision and Bifocalsp. 327
Aphakia and Postsurgical Corneasp. 355
Refractive Surgery and Contact Lensesp. 363
Orthokeratology Conceptsp. 381
CD-ROM Chaptersp. 389
Rigid Gas-Permeable Fluorescein Patternsp. 391
Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting and Eyelid Geometryp. 399
Orthokeratologyp. 405
Orthokeratology Topography Galleryp. 413
Rigid Gas-Permeable Casesp. 419
Translating Bifocalsp. 423
Newer Designs for Keratoconusp. 427
Post-Penetrating Keratoplastyp. 451
Extended Keratometer Range with +1.25 D and -1.00 D Lensesp. 463
Vertex Conversion Table of Plus and Minus Powersp. 465
Keratometer Conversion (Diopter to Millimeters)p. 467
Indexp. 469
About the CD-ROMp. 494
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