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March 1969

Questions and Answers on Contact Lens Practice.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;81(3):448-449. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990010450028

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The purpose of this latest book on contact lens practice is first, to provide the beginning contact lens practitioner with a detailed step-by-step procedure in the work-up and care of the contact lens patient, and, second, to provide essential information in a concise and readily available manner. The question and answer format and an 18-page index serve this purpose well but not without some degree of incompleteness. There is no bibliography and although the author in the preface names three texts and several other sources, answers are primarily those of the author. This is not to say by any means that the author is alone in his conclusions which were developed as a result of nearly 20 years experience in the contact lens field as both an optometrist and ophthalmologist.

As one would expect in a clinical field which to some degree is still in its infancy, there are many

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