Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses, 4th Edition

  • Edward S. Bennett
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469832895
  • ISBN-13: 9781469832890
  • DDC: 617.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 736 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Introduction.
2: Preliminary Evaluation.
3: Optical Considerations in Contact Lens Practice.
4: Gas-Permeable Lenses.
5: Corneal Topography.
6: Gas-Permeable Material Selection.
7: Gas-Permeable Lens Design, Fitting and Evaluation.
8: Gas-Permeable Lens Care and Patient Education.
9: Verification of Gas-Permeable Lenses.
10: Gas-Permeable Lens Problem Solving.
11: Modification of Gas-Permeable Lenses.
12: Soft Lenses.
13: Soft Lens Material Selection.
14: Soft Lens Fitting and Evaluation.
15: Soft Lens Care and Patient Education.
16: Soft Lens Problem Solving.
17: Challenging Cases.
18: Correction of Astigmatism.
19: Bifocal Contact Lenses.
20: Overnight Contact Lens Wear.
21: Aphakia.
22: Children and Contact Lenses.
23: Keratoconus.
24: Postsurgical Contact Lens Fitting.
25: Scleral Lenses.
26: Orthokeratology.
27: Management of Contact Lens-Associated or Lens-Induced Pathology.
28: Contact Lens Practice Management.