Contact Lens Optics and Lens Design

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2006 - Medical - 420 pages
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The 3rd edition of Contact Lens Optics & Lens Design provides a straightforward introduction and offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems likely to be encountered in practice. This edition has been thoroughly updated and contains integral coverage of soft lenses, information on the latest corneal measuring techniques, and expanded coverage of astigmatism and corneal toricity. It includes a new chapter on presbyopia and separate treatment of orthokeratology. Also included on the CD-ROM, is a set of invaluable computer programs, which allow the users to bypass tedious calculations in arriving at best fits.

  • Offers solutions to the vast majority of contact lens optics problems
  • Includes a companion CD-ROM with calculators to resolve fitting problems


  • Revised, expanded, and updated computer programs on CD-ROM
  • New two-color design throughout
  • Color plate section
  • Integral coverage of soft and RGP lenses
  • In-depth information on mean thickness and harmonic mean thickness
  • Discussion of the latest corneal measuring techniques
  • Wavefront aberrations
  • Soft toric lenses discussed in detail
  • New chapter on presbyopia correction and soft lens bifocal design
  • Coverage of orthokeratology and other cutting-edge techniques
 

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Contents

Basic Visual Optics
1
1
19
The Contact Lens
27
Edge Lift and Lens Thickness
57
Chapter 55
127
Chapter 66
165
toric cornea
193
Astigmatism
202
Chapter 88
252
Miscellaneous Features
288
Chapter 1100
319
Computer Programs
348
Index
410
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