Contact Lenses , 6th Edition

Author
By Anthony J. Phillips, MPhil, FBOA, HD, FAAO, FBCO, FVCO, FCLSA, DCLP and Lynne Speedwell, BSc, MSc(Health Psych), DCLP, FAAO
ISBN
9780702071683
Publication Date
08-02-2019
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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.


Key Features
  • 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.
  • Includes NEW online access to ExpertConsult, with calculators and simulation programs for scleral lens fitting, sagittal values, soft toric mislocation, front vertex power, orthokeratology and rigid lens design, and more.
  • 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.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702071683
Author Informaiton By Anthony J. Phillips, MPhil, FBOA, HD, FAAO, FBCO, FVCO, FCLSA, DCLP, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia Dept. of Ophthalmology, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia and Lynne Speedwell, BSc, MSc(Health Psych), DCLP, FAAO, Head of Optometry, Clinical & Academic Department of Ophthalmology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Pp Authortext Phillips & Speedwell
Table of Content

Contact Lenses 6e

 

Contact Lens History and Material Development

1. The History of Contact Lenses

2. Contact Lens Materials

Anatomy, Physiology and Patient Suitability

3. Ocular Anatomy

4. Microbiology, Lens Care and Maintenance

5. Tears and Contact Lenses

6. Assessment of Patient Suitability For Contact Lenses

Instrumentation and Lens Design

7. Optics and Lens Design

8. Clinical Instrumentation in Contact Lens Practice

Lens Fitting Modalities

9. Rigid Gas-Permeable Corneal Lens Fitting

10. Soft Contact Lens Fitting

11. Toric Contact Lens Fitting

12. Extended- And Continuous-Wear Lenses

13. Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses

14. Scleral and Mini-Scleral Contact Lenses

Patient Management and Aftercare

15. Patient Management

16. After-Care

17. Management of Contact Lens Induced Pathology

18. Lens Checking: Soft and Rigid

Specialist Lens Fitting

19. Orthokeratology

20. Keratoconus

21. High Prescriptions

22. Post-Keratoplasty Contact Lens Fitting

23. Postrefractive Surgery

24. Paediatric Contact Lenses

25. Cosmetic and Prosthetic Contact Lenses

26. Therapeutic and Bandage Lenses For Abnormal Ocular Conditions

27. Special Lens Types

28. Myopia Progression and Contact Lens Control

29. Contact Lens Manufacturing

30. Contact Lens Standards

31. Legal Issues and Contact Lenses

32. Setting Up a Research Project

33. Modification Procedures - ONLINE ONLY

Grading Scales

E-SBN 9780702071690
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 08-02-2019
Pages 572
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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