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Contact lenses in ophthalmic practice

Author: Mark J Mannis
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together the insight and experience of an ophthalmologist and an optometrist with the clinical experience and practical knowledge of the full spectrum of eye care professionals. Secondly, the book takes the old-fashioned approach of a primer with modern accessibility of FAQs. In both the authorship and the editorial approach, the book provides ophthalmology residents, optometry students, practitioners in both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark J Mannis
ISBN: 0387404007 9780387404004
OCLC Number: 52301743
Description: 315 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
1 Design and nomenclature of contact lenses --
2 Indications, contraindications, and selection of contact lenses --
3 The routine contact lens examination --
4 The role of the ophthalmic assistant in contact lens practice --
5 The importance of tear film evaluation in the candidate for contact lens wear --
6 Corneal topography and contact lenses --
7 How to fit rigid spherical contact lenses --
8 Follow-up after fitting rigid gas permeable lenses --
9 Fitting spherical hydrophilic soft contact lenses for daily and extended wear --
10 Disposable and planned replacement contact lenses --
11 Astigmatism and toric contact lenses --
12 Presbyopia and contact lenses --
13 Contact lens fitting in aphakia --
14 Pediatric contact lenses --
15 Fitting contact lenses after refractive surgery --
16 Contact lens fitting after corneal transplantation --
17 Contact lens fitting after ocular trauma --
18 Keratoconus --
19 Cosmetic and prosthetic contact lenses --
20 Therapeutic contact lenses --
21 Maintenance and handling of contact lenses --
22 Complications associated with contact lens use --
23 Complications associated with material, deposits, and lens design in rigid, gas permeable lenses --
24 Lid and conjunctival complications associated with contact lens use --
25 AIDS and contact lenses --
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Fitting of contact lenses as a medical art requires a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology and optics of the eye. This work addresses this need by incorporating frequently asked questions  Read more...

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