Manual of Optics and Refraction

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Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited, Dec 20, 2014 - Medical - 264 pages

Errors of refraction are the most common ocular disorders for which people seek ophthalmic consultancy. Manual of Optics and Refraction is a comprehensive guide to the optics of the human eye and various errors of refraction, including their clinical presentation and management.

Divided into eleven chapters, the text extensively covers the physical properties of light, its modification as laser and fibre optic devices, various types of optical devices, their optics, errors of refraction and their clinical presentation and management.

Manual of Optics and Refraction provides a comprehensive and clinically based guide to visual optics. The text offers a straightforward approach to the understanding of clinical optics, refraction and contact lens optics, making it useful to trainees, postgraduates and medical teachers, as well as practicing optometrists.

Key Points

  • The complex concepts of optics are given easy-to-understand explanations, enhanced by simple illustrations
  • Over 300 full colour and black and white illustrations, images and tables
  • Covers scientific principles, optical devices and refractive surgeries

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About the author (2014)

PK Mukherjee MS (Ophth)
Retired Professor and HOD, Department of Ophthalmology, Pt. JNM Medical College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

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