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.
It includes a greater emphasis on the primary care setting, moreinformation on issues such as new treatments, infection control,and use of technology, greater detail on theatre, anaestheticsand recovery, and new information on the role of other healthcareprofessionals involved in ophthalmic care. Now with colourillustrations throughout, this accessible text also includesevidence-based procedure guidelines and reflective practiceexercises that enable the reader to apply the learning inpractice.
Written by highly regarded authors based at The University ofManchester and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, OphthalmicNursing is a must-have for every eye department.