The Optician Training Manual

  • Filename: the-optician-training-manual.
  • ISBN: 9780615193816
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 279
  • Author: David McCleary
  • Publisher: Santa Rosa Publishing



Learn how to achieve excellence and exceed expectations in fitting, dispensing, and customer-centered service. The Optician Training Manual will help you provide effective and consistent optician training, whether you are training new opticians or seasoned ones. Not an ABO study guide filled with optical theory and calculations never used in actual practice. The Optician Training Manual is designed with how you actually work in mind. This book will have new opticians trained and on the floor as quickly as possible and will feel comfortable in that role. Seasoned opticians will improve their decision making skills, taking them to the next level in providing exceptional eyeglasses and service.

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing

  • Filename: system-for-ophthalmic-dispensing.
  • ISBN: 9780702038914
  • Release Date: 2006-10-12
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Author: Clifford W. Brooks
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The ultimate ophthalmic dispensing reference, this book provides a step-by-step system for properly fitting and adjusting eyewear. It covers every aspect of dispensing — from basic terminology to frame selection to eyewear fitting, adjusting, and repairing. Perfect for both students who are just learning about dispensing and practitioners who want to keep their skills up to date, this resource offers in-depth discussions of all types of lenses, including multifocal, progressive, absorptive, safety, recreational, aspheric, and high index. Plus, it goes beyond the basics to explore the "how" and "why" behind lens selection, to help you better understand and meet your patients' vision needs. A glossary of key terms provides easy access to definitions. Proficiency tests at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding of the material through multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true/false questions. A new full-color design with hundreds of illustrations that clearly demonstrate key procedures, concepts, and techniques. Updated coverage of the latest dispensing procedures and equipment. Detailed information on the newest types of lenses, including progressive, absorptive, aspheric, and atoric. Updated photos feature more current frames and lenses, keeping the book up to date with today's eye care trends.

Complete Optometric Assistant

  • Filename: complete-optometric-assistant.
  • ISBN: 9780750688888
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 285
  • Author: Sarah Morgan
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



THE COMPLETE OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANT will be your valued guide through all of the above. Sarah Morgan draws on her experience as an optometrist teaching optometric assistants to take you step-by-step and with clarity and authority through each of these areas and more in one handy volume. Comprehensive and extremely practical, this book will be indispensable reading for all front-line practice staff, as well as being enormously useful to students and dispensing opticians.

Optical Training

  • Filename: optical-training.
  • ISBN: 0750674776
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 120
  • Author: Davey M. Wooton
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Opticianry is a large and growing ophthalmic specialty. This practical resource provides readers with a basic working knowledge of optics and office procedures. Offering a solid foundation of "need to know" information within about 4 weeks, this handbook is an ideal, basic reference for the non-optician receiving on-the-job training. Essential information is presented in a clear and easily digested format. A trainer schedule/checklist provides consistency in training. Coverage of optics provides readers with the basic knowledge they need. Assessments are included at the end of each section to help assess the level of knowledge. Answers are included at the end of the book. Each level begins with objectives and a list of tasks to master, so readers know exactly what is expected of them prior to beginning each section. Up to date references and suggested readings refer the reader to additional titles for more in-depth coverage. Basic line drawings of anatomy and spectacle lenses enhance reader understanding and comprehension of each topic presented.

Optics For Dummies

  • Filename: optics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118024397
  • Release Date: 2011-07-12
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Galen C. Duree, Jr.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The easy way to shed light on Optics In general terms, optics is the science of light. More specifically, optics is a branch of physics that describes the behavior and properties of light?including visible, infrared, and ultraviolet?and the interaction of light with matter. Optics For Dummies gives you an approachable introduction to optical science, methods, and applications. You'll get plain-English explanations of the nature of light and optical effects; reflection, refraction, and diffraction; color dispersion; optical devices, industrial, medical, and military applications; as well as laser light fundamentals. Tracks a typical undergraduate optics course Detailed explanations of concepts and summaries of equations Valuable tips for study from college professors If you're taking an optics course for your major in physics or engineering, let Optics For Dummies shed light on the subject and help you succeed!

Clinical Management of Binocular Vision

  • Filename: clinical-management-of-binocular-vision.
  • ISBN: 0781777844
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 748
  • Author: Mitchell Scheiman
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This basic text covers the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the most prevalent vision disorders in a clinical optometrist's or ophthalmologist's practice. Coverage includes the most common non-strabismic binocular vision disorders, including accommodative and eye movement disorders as well as amblyopia. Coverage of each diagnostic category includes background information, symptoms, case analysis, and management options. Case studies appear at the end of each chapter. This edition includes three new chapters on primary care of binocular vision, accommodative and eye movement disorders; myopia control; and binocular vision problems associated with refractive surgery. The thoroughly revised chapters on vision therapy procedures and instrumentation describe the latest equipment and computer software. The chapters on advanced diagnostic and management issues have been updated with the latest research.

Optical Formulas Tutorial

  • Filename: optical-formulas-tutorial.
  • ISBN: 0750675047
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 254
  • Author: Ellen D. Stoner
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann



Designed for students and professionals preparing for the ABO certification exam or wishing to quickly brush up on optical formulas, this easy-to-use workbook contains optical formulas, definitions, and walk-through problems with practical examples throughout. Rather than searching through dozens of optics books, readers will find all relevant information here in one source. Coverage includes everything from sine, cosine and tangent to resultant prism and resolving prism to polarized filters - and much more! Features a user-friendly format that facilitates the review process, with practical examples throughout. Provides a convenient review of optical formulas and basic math problems. Begins each chapter with a brief discussion of the topic, then proceeds with exercises and examples; answers are provided at the end of the book. New work-text design allows the reader to complete practice exercises within the book and section being studied. More complex formulas include "how to use the calculator" boxes, and multiple choice review sections have been added to the sections. Advanced exercises such as non-formula exercises are now included throughout.

Clinical Optics and Refraction

  • Filename: clinical-optics-and-refraction.
  • ISBN: 9780750688895
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 338
  • Author: Andrew Keirl
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



It provides a comprehensive and clinically based guide to visual optics. With its suggested routines and numerous examples, this new book offers a straightforward "how to approach" to the understanding of clinical optics, refraction and contact lens optics. Designed for easy access, it presents information in a concise format that highlights key, need-to-know points. Part 1 addresses the basic visual optics of the eye along with emmetropia, ametropia and the correction of ametropia with spectacle lenses. Part 2 turns to the optics of contact lenses and the use of contact lenses in vision correction. Numerous worked examples based on real examination questions Practical and user friendly text Over 190 clear line diagrams An essential passport to examination success and a valuable quick reference for practitioners

Spanish for Opticians

  • Filename: spanish-for-opticians.
  • ISBN: 1888467428
  • Release Date: 2005-06-01
  • Number of pages: 58
  • Author: Command Spanish Inc.
  • Publisher:



This book is a collection of more than 250 specific Spanish language commands, statements, and questions that help opticians better serve their Spanish-speaking clients. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required to use this book. Practicing opticians and native Spanish-speakers have reviewed the book for authenticity/accuracy. The book and audio CD help opticians assist clients in selecting and fitting glasses, accept glasses for repair and/or adjustments, collect personal, medical and insurance information, and much more.

The Contact Lens Manual

  • Filename: the-contact-lens-manual.
  • ISBN: 9780702046025
  • Release Date: 2010-07-08
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Andrew Gasson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume. A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible. Key information is presented so it can be quickly located. Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Filename: the-ophthalmic-assistant.
  • ISBN: 9781455733460
  • Release Date: 2012-08-15
  • Number of pages: 928
  • Author: Harold A. Stein
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.

Essentials of Ophthalmic Lens Finishing

  • Filename: essentials-of-ophthalmic-lens-finishing.
  • ISBN: 9780702038563
  • Release Date: 2003-11-07
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Clifford W. Brooks
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Both opticians and optometrists are trained to grind and polish lenses and then to take the surfaced lens and finish it by centering it optically and grinding the edges so that the lens fits in the shape of the chosen frame. Thoroughly revised and updated with seven new chapters to cover changes in the industry, this 2nd edition provides a step-by-step understanding of lens finishing for the optometrist or optician. Content has been completely updated, reorganized and expanded to include the most recent industry changes. Updated photos illustrate the most current types of lenses and enhance comprehension of lens finishing. Seven new chapters cover rimless and semi rimless frames; environmental and safety concerns; lens insertion and standard alignment; nylon cord and other groove mountings; lens tinting and engraving; progressive addition lenses; and lens impact and resistance testing. An appendix of specific British Standards allows the book to easily travel to the UK and other countries that fashion their dispensing programs after the UK model. The Lens Centration Skills Series provides exercises to practice lens finishing and reinforce material from the text.

OphthoBook

  • Filename: ophthobook.
  • ISBN: 1448638828
  • Release Date: 2009-07-01
  • Number of pages: 179
  • Author: Timothy Root
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub



OphthoBook is the printed version of the amazing OphthoBook.com online book and video series. The combination of this text, along with the online video lectures, creates the most informative and easy-to-understand ophthalmology review ever written. It is geared toward medical students, optometry students, and non-ophthalmologists who want to learn more about the eye without getting bogged down with mindless detail. The book is broken down into ten chapters: 1. Eye History 2. Anatomy 3. Glaucoma 4. Retina 5. Infection 6. Neuroophthalmology 7. Pediatric Ophthalmology 8. Trauma 9. Optics 10. Lens and Cataract Each chapter also includes "pimp questions" you might be asked in a clinic. Also, an entire chapter of ophthalmology board-review questions, flashcards, and eye abbreviations. Perhaps most useful, each chapter corresponds to the 20-minute video lectures viewable at OphthoBook.com. And lots of fun cartoons!

Low Vision

  • Filename: low-vision.
  • ISBN: 0750622628
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 338
  • Author: Christine Dickinson
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical



Comprehensive review of the optometrist's work with the visually impaired. Details the theoretical background to aids used and explains how the optometrist works. For students and new optometrists. Halftone illustrations.

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