Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting

Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting

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Written in a concise, practical, outline manner, Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting, 3rd Edition follows the logical progression of patient care, from basic prefitting topics, through rigid lens, soft lenses and advanced/specialty issues. Valuable management information assists in fitting and problem-solving situations, and clinical pearls in every chapter highlight key points. The companion CD-ROM uses video, animation, and morphing to demonstrate the skills of movement and position that are necessary to correctly fit rigid contact lenses. Covers both rigid and soft contact lenses. Enhances the reader's understanding through video and animation on the CD-ROM. Begins with prefitting topics and ends with specialty topics, progressing logically as the optometrist would care for the patient. Two new chapters on patient selection and contact lens optics. Contributions from new authors and updating throughout to reflect the newest modalities and references. Thoroughly revised CD-ROM is more user-friendly for both the student and clinician, with additional color images and information on Soft Contacts and the Tear Film, Translating Bifocals (Multimedia), Keratoconus, and Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty.A. Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) or silicone rubber increases oxygen permeability in silicone hydrogel and GP lenses.7 B. Tris-(trimethyl-silyl-propyl- methacrylate) or TRIS is a less expensive alternative to PDMS to increase oxygenanbsp;...

Title:Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting
Author: Milton M. Hom, Adrian S. Bruce
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2006

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