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April 1983

Contact Lenses: A Clinical Approach to Fitting, ed 2

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(4):658. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010658029

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I have been part of several National Contact Lens courses for many years and have noticed a rather pronounced change in the makeup of the audiences attending these meetings.

Formerly, these courses were attended by senior residents and ophthalmologists new in practice, with the older ophthalmologists staying away. In recent years, however, due to the rapid developments in the contact lens field (probably one of the most changeable fields in ophthalmology at present), the audience now consists mainly of older ophthalmologists who attend these meetings to keep up with names and materials to maintain a familiarity with the contact lens field.

This popular book now in its second edition (the first was published in 1978) goes a long way toward answering the problems for both the resident and practicing ophthalmologist.

The book serves well as both a reference and a fitting guide, and covers scleral lenses, corneal lenses, soft lenses,

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