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This dictionary is an easy-to-use guide to optical and ophthalmic terminology and includes both scientific and practical information. Definitions are practical and easy to understand. An invaluable resource of standardized information on ophthalmic terminology for students, practitioners, and technicians, this dictionary will help standardize terminology between professions and help provide more accurate communication between eye care professionals with different educational backgrounds.

* - Handy reference of up to date terms used in ophthalmic optics and visual physiology *
- Includes historical information where appropriate (names and timelines of inventors, discoverers, developers) *
- Features both 'shop' and scientific terms including visual, professional, medical and trade organizations by both full name and abbreviation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750695923
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/24/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 345
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Dictionary; List of Figures; Vocabulary; Selected References; Appendixes: Index of Refraction of Common Ophthalmic Materials; Focal Power Converted to Focal Length; Radius of Curvature of Standard Surface Grinding Tools; Power of a One-Diopter Cylinder Lens at 1 Degree Intervals from The Axis; True Surface Power of Various Refractive Index Lenses; Center or Edge Thickness Comparison Chart for Select Powers for Various Index Lenses; Thickness Difference of Sharp-Edged Prism for Various Indexes

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