Clinical Contact Lens Practice

Clinical Contact Lens Practice

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This comprehensive text and reference addresses the full scope of contemporary contact lens science and practice. With two expert editors and 100 first-rate contributors, the book presents practitioners and students in optometry and ophthalmology with key facts on corneal anatomy, recent research, contact lens design, patient evaluation, clinical applications, patient education, and complications of contact lens wear. More than 600 illustrations complement the text. Clinical Contact Lens Practice will be the standard text for required contact lens courses and will be an invaluable everyday reference for practitioners.Neutral polymers (groups I and III) seem to be least affected by peroxide exposure, whereas high-water-content, ionic polymer ... Hydrogen peroxidea#39;s antimicrobial effectiveness has been known for more than 100 years. ... levels of catalase, a naturally occurring enzyme that is capable of neutralizing peroxide extremely rapidly (225, 226). ... This delayed-release catalase has a vitamin B12 color reminder that turns the disinfectant solution pink if the neutralizing tablet has been added.

Title:Clinical Contact Lens Practice
Author:Edward S. Bennett, Barry A. Weissman
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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