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Elsevier Health Sciences
Clinical Optics / Edition 2

Clinical Optics / Edition 2


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Learn from an expert with more than 40 years experience. This classic text efficiently covers a broad range of information on ophthalmic optics. Its presentation of optical concepts and formulae is made comprehensible, even on an introductory level, through clear explanations, diagrams, and clinical applications.

* Covers a broad range of information through clear explanations, diagrams, and clinical applications
* Successfully combines basic fundamentals with clinical correlations
* Explores advances in the design and manufacture of ophthalmic lenses

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750696708
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/08/1996
Edition description: REV
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Adjunct Professor, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR; Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN; Professor Emeritus, University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sign Convention, Nomenclature, and Notation; Ophthalmic Lens Materials; Characteristics of Ophthalmic Lenses; Power Specification and Measurement; Ophthalmic Prisms and Decentration; The Correction of Ametropia; Aberrations and Ophthalmic Lens Design; Absorptive Lenses and Lens Coatings; Multifocal Lenses; Eyewear Design and Dispensing; Anisometropia and Aniseikonia; Lenses for High Refractive Errors; Optical Principles of Lenses for Low Vision; Optics of Contact Lenses

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