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By Mark Rosenfield, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO and Nicola Logan, MCOptom, PhD
568 pagesCopyright 2009$198.00, Hardcover, Reference
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An introduction to the theory and practice of optometry in one succinct volume. From the fundamental science of vision to clinical techniques and the management of common ocular conditions, this book encompasses the essence of contemporary optometric practice. Now in full colour and featuring over 400 new illustrations, this popular text which will appeal to both students and practitioners wishing to keep up to date has been revised significantly. The new edition incorporates recent advances in technology and a complete overview of clinical procedures to improve and update everyday patient care. Contributions from well-known international experts deliver a broad perspective and understanding of current optometric practice. A useful aid for students and the newly qualified practitioner, while providing a rapid reference guide for the more experienced clinician.
"This is a great primer on the primary care of optometric patients. It would not be possible to go into any great depth on any one topic, but this book provides a comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of the field of optometry. It is written in an easy to read format that will enable students and busy practitioners to quickly access information of interest. There is no other single book available that can compare to the wealth of information in this one. It is a very worthwhile contribution and a book that every optometry student and optometrist should have."
Weighted Numerical Score: 92 - 4 Stars! - Doody's Review - March 2010
"The editors and authors achieved the primary objective of producing a basic or introductory book on the science and practice of optometry… This book is highly recommended as a valuable addition to any optometrist’s library."
Optometry and Vision Science, Vol. 88, No. 7, July 2011
By Mark Rosenfield, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO, Associate Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, New York, NY, USA and Nicola Logan, MCOptom, PhD, Lecturer in Optometry, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK