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Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

Saunders Title
ISBN: 9780721649313

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Fundamentals for Ophthalmic Technical Personnel

By Barbara Cassin

480 pages
Trim Size 8 7/16 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 1995
$140.00, Hardcover, Reference

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Here's the best single-source guide to the basic science and clinical skills needed by ophthalmic medical personnel! Designed for both on-the-job and classroom training, this multi-faceted, new text is packed with all of the information needed to build afoundation in basic ophthalmic sciences, neuroanatomy, and optics. Plus, step-by-step guidelines give readers hands-on exposure to the full range of skills needed in practice - from the basics, such as history taking and visual assessment, to the most advanced such as ophthalmic photography and surgical assisting. Concise coverage of pathology helps readers recognize and understand the eye disorders and eye diseases they face in practice.

Key Features

  • In-depth discussions and a full range of practical examples make concepts easy to grasp
  • Learning objectives help readers to understand and master the basic skills, while easy-to-follow guidelines and over 750 illustrations - 42 in full color - make the full range of technical skills immediately practice applicable
  • A full color Pathology Insert provides the visual guidelines necessary for accurate assessment of the eye disorders and diseases readers encounter in practice
  • Appendix A - a Mathematics Reference - and the exercises and practice problems in Appendix B promote a full understanding and proficiency in the ophthalmic calculations needed in practice


    Ophthalmic Medical Assistant, Ophthalmic Medical Technician and Ophthalmic Medical Technology Students.
    Standing Order Category: 4E00

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    By Barbara Cassin, MEd, CO, COMT, Former Program Director, Ophthalmic Technology Training Program, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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