Thoroughly revised and updated--and now in full color for the first time--this manual is a complete, current, and convenient "how-to" guide to fitting, evaluating, and troubleshooting contact lenses, particularly specialty contact lens designs. The book is the perfect quick reference to consult during a patient's examination and a user-friendly ...Read MoreThoroughly revised and updated--and now in full color for the first time--this manual is a complete, current, and convenient "how-to" guide to fitting, evaluating, and troubleshooting contact lenses, particularly specialty contact lens designs. The book is the perfect quick reference to consult during a patient's examination and a user-friendly study guide for boards. Each chapter includes clinical cases, nomograms, and a proficiency checklist. This edition has over 200 new illustrations, including 169 full-color photographs. Coverage includes new information on silicone hydrogels, disposable lenses, and new lens designs, materials, and care systems, as well as significant updates on clinical topics such as orthokeratology and bifocals. The contributors represent sixteen schools and colleges of optometry.Read Less
New in new dust jacket. Designed to be used as a quick reference, this fourth edition of the Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses allows readers to easily find the topic and information they need without having to search through an entire chapter to find it. Rigid gas permeable lens design and fitting, soft lens problem-solving, astigmatic management, and bifocal correction are just a few of the subjects covered in this manual. Each chapter includes sample cases to reinforce and demonstrate the practical nature of the topic, with nomograms and proficiency checklists summarizing and emphasizing the important points. With this guide, students and practitioners will have a dependable resource to help fit, evaluate, and troubleshoot any contact lenses, especially specialty designs for years to come. FEATURES: -Written by renowned experts in the field to guarantee accuracy of the information-New chapter on fitting young people with contact lenses addresses an important growth area-New chapter on scleral lenses-Chapters on the clinical management of keratoconus, postsurgical fitting, orthokeratology, presbyopia, extended wear, and correction of astigmatism have been greatly revised and updated-Designed as an everyday aid to fitting; the logical layout of cases allows easy access to information-Instructor's teaching aids are available as PowerPoint slides on the companion website.
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