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System for Ophthalmic Dispensing / Edition 3

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing / Edition 3

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System for Ophthalmic Dispensing provides a step-by-step tool for learning ophthalmic dispensing: how to fit and adjust frames and the basic principles of ophthalmic lenses. This revision of the classic text incorporates new material on multifocals, high index lenses, aspherics, progressive addition and absorptive lenses, as well as practical information on new frame materials and related changes in how frames are adjusted. New chapters include: Prism and Accommodation at Near; Lens Materials and Protective Eyewear; and Special Lens Designs.

* · A classic! *
* New material on multifocals, high index lenses, aspherics, and progressive addition and absorptive lenses *
* Complete coverage from the details of frame construction to the optics of the most advanced ophthalmic lenses

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750674805
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/16/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Quick guide to standard alignment; Quick guide to fitting; Troubleshooting: a fast reference guide; Frame types and parts; Frame measurements and markings; Measuring the interpupillary distance; Frame selection; Reference point placement, multifocal height, and blank size; Ordering and verification; Lens insertion; Standard alignment; Adjusting the frame; Repairs and modifications; Progressive addition lenses; Absorptive lenses; Review of basic mathematic principles; Refraction of a single light ray; Refraction of multiple light rays; Lens form and analysis; Optical considerations with increasing lens power; Optical prism; The near addition; Prism and accommodation at near; Lens materials and protective eyewear; Special lens designs;Appendixes: ANSI Z80.1 prescription ophthalmic lenses — recommendations; ANSI Z87.1-1989 eye and face protector selection chart; Special purpose frames; Glossary

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