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July 1965

Contact Lens Practice: Basic and Advanced.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(1):141. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040143031

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Abstract

Because of the clarity of presentation, this well printed and illustrated volume provides an excellent and comprehensive textbook for students in ophthalmology who wish to learn the most accepted methods of contact lens fitting. In addition, it is sufficiently complete and advanced to be of value to practicing ophthalmologists, who either fit lenses themselves or are obliged to evaluate patients who are wearing contact lenses.

Section I is devoted to the historical development of contact lenses and to the anatomy and physiology of the cornea, the latter rather incomplete and elementary for the ophthalmologist. In section II the basic concepts in contact lens practice are explained in adequately complete detail with good illustrations. Section III describes contact lenses for more specialized problems, such as the use of contact lenses in telescopic lens systems as low vision aids, in keratoconus, presbyopia, aphakia, and other special fitting problems. Section IV is included

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