Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses

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SLACK Incorporated, Jan 1, 1996 - Medical - 128 pages
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This unique new guide allows you to test your knowledge while increasing your understanding of optics. It is a handy, clinically relevant manual that presents the optics facts and concepts you need the most. The clear and concise question-and-answer format allows self-assessment while studying. Easy-to-understand explanations of complicated concepts make the topic manageable. Numerous practical tips will enhance your efficiency and effectiveness in the clinic. Many simple illustrations help make sense of difficult concepts.

Last Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction and Contact Lenses is an invaluable study guide and a great reference that is directly applicable to your everyday clinical practice. Chapters include Basic Principles, The Model Eye, Acuity Testing, Refraction and Optical Dispensing, Astigmatism, Contact Lenses, Intraocular Lenses, Magnification and Telescopes, Low Vision, Mirrors, and Instruments.

David G. Hunter, MD, PhD is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has presented lectures on optics worldwide. Constance West, MD is on staff at the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. She is active in residence training and has lectured on optics and refraction in many cities across the United States.

Special Features

  • Unique question-and-answer format.
  • Over 200 questions and answers on optics.
  • Perfect for limited study time.
  • Written in a light and approachable style to make optics accessible and understandable.
  • Practical, clinically relevant tips enhance your practice.

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essential for ophthalmology oral boards

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if you didnt learn optics well in residency like the rest of us this book is great to help you learn the stuff youll be asked on the oral boards. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Hunter is the Monsignor James A. Supple Professor of Catholic Studies at Iowa State University.

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