Summary: Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition, this manual is a complete, current, and convenient ''how-to'' guide to fitting and caring for contact lens patients. The book is the perfect quick reference to consult during a patient's examination and a user-friendly study guide for boards. Sections on rigid (''hard'') and hydrogel (''soft'') lenses cover selection, fitting, lens care and patient education, verification, and problem-solving. This edition's Challenging Cases sec ...show moretion features three new chapters on keratoconus, post-surgical fitting, and orthokeratology and also covers astigmatism, bifocal contact lenses, extended wear, aphakia, and management of lens-associated pathology. The book is organized so that readers can locate any topic without having to read the whole chapter. Each chapter includes clinical cases, nomograms, and a Clinical Proficiency Checklist that summarizes key points students must know for boards. Nearly 200 illustrations complement the text. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 00
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