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cover image - Contact Lens Practice,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702084270
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 03-27-2023
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $187.99

Contact Lens Practice, 4th Edition

by Nathan Efron, Efron, BSCOptom, PhD, DSc, FAAO, FIACLE, FCCLSA, FBCLA, FACO


cover image - Contact Lens Practice,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702084270
Copyright: 2024
Publication Date: 03-27-2023
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $187.99
    • 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. 

  • Front Matter
    1 History
    2 Anterior Eye
    3 Visual Optics
    4 History
    4 Anterior Eye
    4 Visual Optics
    4 Soft Lens Materials
    5 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 Design and Fitting
    10 Soft Toric Lens Design and Fitting
    10 Soft Lens Care and Systems
    11 Rigid Lens Materials
    12 Rigid Lens Manufacture
    13 Rigid Lens Materials
    13 Rigid Lens Manufacture
    13 Rigid Lens Optics
    14 Rigid Lens Measurement
    15 Rigid Corneal Lens Design and Fitting
    16 Rigid Toric Lens Design and Fitting
    17 Rigid Scleral and Corneoscleral Lens Design and Fitting
    18 Rigid Lens Care Systems
    19 Daily Disposable Lenses
    20 Reusable Lenses
    21 Tinted Lenses
    22 Presbyopia
    23 Extended wear
    24 Sport
    25 Keratoconus
    26 High Ametropia
    27 Babies and Children
    28 Therapeutic Applications
    29 Post-Surgery
    30 Orthokeratology
    31 Myopia Control
    32 Diabetes
    33 History Taking
    34 Diagnostic Instruments
    35 Preliminary Examination
    36 Patient Education
    37 Preliminary Examination
    37 Patient Education
    37 Aftercare
    38 Complications
    39 Compliance
    40 Practice Management
     A Contact lens design and specifications
     B Contact lens tolerances
     C Vertex distance correction
     D Corneal curvature – corneal power conversion
     E Extended Keratometer Range Conversion
     F Soft Lens Average Thickness
     G Soft Lens Oxygen Performance
     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
     G Hydrogel Lens Oxygen Performance
     H Constant Edge Clearance Rigid Corneal Lens Designs
     I Soft Toric Lens Misalignment Demonstrator
     J Contact Lens Dry Eye Questionnaire-8 (CLDEQ-8)
     K Efron Grading Scales for Contact Lens Complications
     L Scleral Lens Fit Scales
    41 Aftercare
    41 Complications
    41 Compliance
    41 Practice Management
  • 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