Textbook of Contact Lenses

by Rajesh Sinha, Vijay Kumar Dada

The aim of this book is to focus on the textbook of contact lenses. Contact lens still remains a popular optical mode of correction for ametropia. There has been a constant change in the understanding of contact lens, its types and the care and maintenance over the years. Newer lenses with improved technology have come up which can have better tolerance as well as better visual performance. A lot of technological advances have taken place in the materials, designs and fitting methodology of contact lenses. This book consists of 28 chapters. It includes evolution of contact lenses, indications of contact lenses, contraindications of contact lenses, materials for contact lenses, keratometry and corneal topography, fitting philosophies, handling instructions, astigmatism, keratoconus, aphakia, contact lens solutions, special lenses, soft lenses, extended wear lenses, gas permeable cellulose acetate butyrate (hard lenses), toric soft lenses, complications of contact lenses, ocular changes with contact lenses, silicone lenses, extended wear rigid lenses and contact lens fitting after refractive surgery. This book on a contact lens is primarily meant for postgraduates, general practitioners in ophthalmology, optometrists, ophthalmic assistants and for dispensing opticians who deal with contact lenses.

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Author
1. Sinha Rajesh
2. Dada Vijay Kumar
Author's Affiliation
1. Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Dr RP Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, RP Center, New Delhi, India
AIIMS, New Delhi, India
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medial Sciences, New Delhi, India
2. Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Centre, AIIMS Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
ISBN
9789386150448
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12987
Edition
5/e
Publishing Year
2017
Pages
336
Book Type
Textbook

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