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Author Gasson, Andrew.

Title The contact lens manual : a practical fitting guide / Andrew Gasson and Judith Morris.

Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  617.7523 GASS    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed AVST  617.7523 GASS  PC    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xvi, 406 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Background -- 2. Instrumentation -- 3. Record keeping -- 4. Consulting room procedures and equipment -- 5. Preliminary considerations and examination -- 6. Lens types and materials -- 7. Principles of hard lens design -- 8. Development of hard lens design -- 9. Hard lens selection and fitting -- 10. Fluorescein patterns and fitting -- 11. Aspheric lenses -- 12. Hard lens specification and verification -- 13. PMMA corneal lens fitting -- 14. Orthokeratology and reverse geometry lenses -- 15. Scleral lens fitting -- 16. Soft lens design and fitting -- 17. Other soft lens fitting considerations -- 18. Soft lens fitting characteristics -- 19. Disposable lenses and frequent (planned) replacements -- 20. Soft lens specification and verification -- 21. Extended wear -- 22. Toric hard lenses -- 23. Toric soft lenses -- 24. Bifocal lenses and presbyopia -- 25. Special lens features and applications -- 26. Care systems -- 27. Lens collection and patient instruction -- 28. Aftercare.
29. Supplementary aftercare -- 30. Contact lenses and children -- 31. Therapeutic fitting with hard and soft lenses -- 32. Other lenses for therapeutic fitting.
Summary Updated and revised edition to include new clinical and fitting procedures and an interactive CD-ROM. New chapters cover: disposable lenses, orthokeratology, record keeping, and a glossary of terms. Outline format. CD-ROM includes color versions of illustrations from the text.
System notes System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM PC or compatible system; 486 DX or higher, running Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, with 16 MB RAM, 10 MB of hard disk free, 16 colour monitor with a screen resolution set to 800 x 600 or higher, and a CD-ROM drive.
Other author Morris, Judith.
Subject Contact lenses -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 0750631872