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Contact lenses in ophthalmology

Author: Michael S Wilson; Elisabeth A W Millis
Publisher: London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1988.
Series: Colour manuals in ophthalmology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A medical point of view is adopted in this book, designed for those ophthalmologists who wish to start a contact lens practice, either in hospital or privately, as well as those who are seeing an  Read more...

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Wilson, Michael S.
Contact lenses in ophthalmology.
London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1988
(OCoLC)580455996
Online version:
Wilson, Michael S.
Contact lenses in ophthalmology.
London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1988
(OCoLC)607784103
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Wilson; Elisabeth A W Millis
ISBN: 0407014403 9780407014404
OCLC Number: 18442017
Description: viii, 152 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: History, indications and terminology of contact lenses; the anatomy, physiology and bacteriology of the eye related to contact lens wear; contact lens manufacture, materials and types; contact lens care; equipping a contact lens practice; the initial visit and choice of lens; rigid corneal contact lens fitting; daily wear soft contact lenses; extended wear contact lenses; astigmatism and presbyopia; lenses for aphakia, infants and children; contact lenses for keratoconus and after corneal surgery; rigid scleral and coloured contact lenses; therapeutic soft contact lenses. Appendices: 1 - comparative methods of recording visual acuity; 2 - centre thickness chart for PMMA lenses; 3 - radius of curvature to dioptric power chart for refractive index 1.3375; 4 - power alterations to contact lenses allowing for back vertex distance of an additional spectacle lens; 5 - alterations to contact lens power when changing to a steeper or flatter fit; 6 - oxygen transmissability conversion table; 7 - preparations for use with contact lenses; 8 - example of different types of contact lens.
Series Title: Colour manuals in ophthalmology.
Responsibility: Michael S. Wilson, Elisabeth A.W. Millis.

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