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Clinical Optics and Refraction – A guide for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians


Andrew Keirl BOptom (Hons) MCOptom FBDO and Caroline Christie BSc(Hons) FCOptom DipCLP

Published by Butterworth and Heinemann

341 pages with over 190 diagrams

Completely up-to-date and brimming with sound practical advice Clinical Optics and Refraction is an essential resource for anyone involved in eyecare – students, optometrists, dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians. Clinical Optics and Refraction provides a comprehensive and clinically based guide to visual optics. With its suggested routines and numerous examples, this book offers a straightforward “how to approach” to the understanding of clinical optics, refraction and contact lens optics. Designed for easy access, it presents information in a concise format that addresses key, need-to-know points.

Part 1 considers the basic visual optics of the eye along with emmetropia, ametropia and the correction of ametropia with spectacle lenses.

Part 2 discusses the optics of contact lenses and the use of contact lenses in vision correction.

Features include:

  • Numerous worked examples
  • Practical and user friendly text
  • Over 190 clear line diagrams
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