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Introduction to Visual Optics


The Kindle version can be purchased via Amazon here for £45.

(4th edition)

A H Tunnacliffe BA PhD Dip Maths DCLP FCOptom

Published by ABDO

538 text pages, 773 figures, 19 page cross-referenced index, many worked numerical examples


ISBN – 9780900099281


A standard text for trainee opticians and a sound introduction to geometrical, physiological and clinical optics for optometry students.


  • Background Optics
  • Optics of the Eye
  • Astigmatism
  • Accommodation
  • Ophthalmic Instruments
  • Eye Movements
  • Ocular Aspects of Vision
  • Coding in the Visual System
  • Visual Perception and Binocular Vision
  • Binocular Vision Anomalies

Essential reading for the following ABDO College course:

  • Low Vision Honours