Contact Lens Practice

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In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Contact Lens Practice, award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, Professor Nathan Efron, provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the scientific foundation and clinical applications of contact lens fitting.

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Author: Efron
Published: 1/03/2017
Edition: 3
Pages: 496

The text has been refreshed by the inclusion of ten new authors – a mixture of scientists and clinicians, all of whom are at the cutting edge of their specialty. The chapters are highly illustrated in full colour and subject matter is presented in a clear and logical format to allow the reader to quickly hone in the desired information.


Key Features:

  • Ideal for an optometrist, ophthalmologist, orthoptist, optician, student, or work in the industry, this book will serve as an essential companion and guide to current thinking and practice in the contact lens field.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

New to This Edition:

Highlights of this edition include a new chapter on myopia control contact lenses, as well are completely rewritten chapters, by new authors, on keratoconus, orthokeratology, soft and rigid lens measurement and history taking.


Table of Contents:


Contributing authors




Part I Introduction

1.  History

2.  Anterior eye

3.  Visual optics

Part II Soft contact lenses

4.  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 care systems

Part III Rigid contact lenses

11.  Rigid lens materials

12.  Rigid lens manufacture

13.  Rigid lens optics

14.  Rigid lens measurement

15.  Rigid lens design and fitting

16.  Rigid toric lens design and fitting

17.  Rigid lens care systems

Part IV Lens replacement modalities

18.  Daily disposable soft lenses

19.  Reusable soft lenses

20.  Planned replacement rigid lenses

Part V Special lenses and fitting considerations

21.  Scleral lenses

22.  Tinted lenses

23.  Presbyopia

24.  Extended wear

25.  Sport

26.  Keratoconus

27.  High ametropia

28.  Babies and children

29.  Therapeutic applications

30.  Post-refractive surgery

31.  Post-keratoplasty

32.  Orthokeratology

33.  Myopia control

34.  Diabetes

Part VI Patient examination and management

35.  History taking

36.  Diagnostic instruments

37.  Preliminary examination

38.  Patient education

39.  Aftercare

40.  Complications

41.  Digital imaging

42.  Compliance

43.  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 Constant edge clearance rigid lens designs

I Soft toric lens misalignment demonstrator

J Dry eye questionnaire

K Efron grading scales for contact lens complications

L Scleral lens fit scales



Edition:  3rd

Pages:  496 Approx.

Product Type:  Hardcover

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