Contact Lens Practice 4th edition

The field of contact lenses continues to evolve at a rapid pace, with new optical designs and vision correction options continually being developed.

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Auteur(s) Nathan Efron
Date 23/02/2023
Pages 496
Taille 0 X 0
Type Relié
ISBN 9780702084270

Description détaillée : Contact Lens Practice 4th edition

Additionally, the rapid expansion of clinical instrumentation offers eye care practitioners a wide choice of investigative techniques for assessing in-eye contact lens performance and diagnosing adverse reactions.

What is the content of "Contact Lens Practice 4th edition" ?

Now in its fourth edition, Contact Lens Practice has been thoroughly updated and revised to capture these developments and more, and translate them into an organised and easily digestible resource. Written and edited by award-winning author, researcher, and lecturer, Professor Nathan Efron, this title provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the scientific foundations and clinical applications of contact lens fitting. The text has been refreshed by the inclusion of five new authors ? a mixture of scientists and clinicians, all of whom are at the cutting edge of their specialty.

  • Serves as an essential companion and guide to current thinking and practice in the content lens field, ideal for use by optometrists, ophthalmologists, orthoptists, opticians, students, and contact lens industry professionals.

  • Presents subject matter in a clear and logical format to allow the reader to quickly identify and comprehend key information.

  • Features highly illustrated chapters in full colour, helping the reader to visualize core concepts.

  • Includes completely rewritten chapters, by new authors, on scleral and corneo-scleral contact lenses, high ametropia, therapeutic applications, post-surgical lens fitting, and practice management.

  • A new chapter on Post-Surgery Management consolidates core information on post-operative management involving contact lenses.

  • 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.

Who is the author of "Contact Lens Practice 4th edition" ?

Nathan Efron, Efron, BSCOptom, PhD, DSc, FAAO, FIACLE, FCCLSA, FBCLA, FACO, Research Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Sommaire : Contact Lens Practice 4th edition

Part I Introduction

1 Historical perspective

2 Anterior eye

3 Visual optics

Part II Soft contact lenses

4 Soft lens materials

5 Soft lens manufacture

6 Soft lens optics

7 Soft lens measurement

8 Soft lens design and fitting

9 Soft toric lens design and fitting

10 Soft lens care systems

Part III Rigid contact lenses

11 Rigid lens materials

12 Rigid lens manufacture

13 Rigid lens optics

14 Rigid lens measurement

15 Rigid lens design and fitting

16 Rigid toric lens design and fitting

17 Rigid lens care systems

Part IV Lens replacement modalities

18 Daily disposable soft lenses

19 Reusable soft lenses

20 Planned replacement rigid lenses

Part V Special lenses and fitting considerations

21 Presbyopia

22 Extended wear

23 Scleral lenses

24 Orthokeratology

25 Myopia Control

26 Keratoconus

27 High ametropia

28 Babies and children

29 Therapeutic applications

30 Post- surgery - NEW

31 Sport

32 Tinted lenses and ultra-violet Protection

33 Diabetes

Part VI Patient examination and management

34 History taking

35 Diagnostic instruments

36 Preliminary examination

37 Patient education

38 Aftercare

39 Complications

40 Compliance

41 Infection control - NEW

42 Practice management


A Contact lens design and specifications

B Contact lens tolerances

C Vertex distance correction

D Corneal curvature ? corneal power conversion

E Hydrogel lens average thickness

F Hydrogel lens oxygen performance

G Constant edge clearance rigid lens designs

H Soft toric lens misalignment demonstrator

I Contact lens dry eye questionnaire

J Efron grading scales for contact lens complications

K Scleral lens fit scales

Auteur(s): Contact Lens Practice 4th edition

Nathan Efron

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