Rigid Gas-Permeable Lens Fitting

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007 - Medical - 199 pages
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Foreword vii
Introduction ix
Dedication xi
Initial consultation 1
Rigid lens materials 25
Measurements and initial lens selection 35
Handling and assessing RGP lenses 53
RGP lenses for astigmatism 75
RGP contact lenses in presbyopia 87
Keratoconus 105
extended wear
Aftercare 149
Complications and management 161
Index 187

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