Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses: A Practical Approach

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Updated and revised, the fourth edition of this reader-friendly reference presents straightforward guidelines for proper contact lens fitting. Covering today's full range of contact lens types, it also explores how to manage some of the major complications of contact lens wear. Devoid of extraneous optical theory, it focuses on the hands-on information that readers need to know in order to provide complete well-eye care.
  • Uses a reader-friendly, easy-to-understand writing style that makes correct fitting techniques easy to understand and apply.
  • Includes tips on unusual fitting procedures, such as toric fitting and bifocal fitting.
  • Contains guidance on advanced fitting techniques for keratoconus, toric lenses, and tinted contact lenses.
  • Offers valuable appendices of conversion tables, compensation values, drugs commonly used in ophthalmology, and more.
  • Covers all the latest topics, including refractive surgery and the use of contact lenses, bifocal contact lenses, disposable contact lenses, and the newest rigid gas-permeable lenses.
  • Contains a wealth of new chapters addressing corneal topography, contact lens wear and ocular allergy, AIDS and contact lenses, and other timely subjects.
  • Includes a wealth of new illustrations that demonstrate key principles and techniques.
  • Features a new co-editor, Dr. Melvin Freeman--past president of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists.
  • Presents a new appendix that translates commonly asked questions and instructions into more than 12 different languages, facilitating communication with non-English-speaking patients.
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