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Title Contemporary scleral lenses : theory and application / edited by Melissa Barnett, Lynette K. Johns
Published Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 477 pages)
Series Ophthalmology : current and future developments ; v. 4
Contents FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; List of Contributors; PROLOGUE; DON EZEKIEL; PERRY ROSENTHAL; RIENTS VISSER; KEN PULLUM; MELISSA BARNETT AND LYNETTE JOHNS; REFERENCES; History of Scleral Lenses; Timothy J. Bowden1,รข#x80; and Melissa Barnett2,*; INTRODUCTION; EARLY THEORISTS; THE EVOLUTION OF THE SCLERAL LENS; THE RE-EMERGENCE OF SCLERAL LENSES; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; SCLERAL LENS TIMELINE; REFERENCES; Scleral Lens Anatomy; Lynette K. Johns1,* and Melissa Barnett2; INTRODUCTION; ISO TERMINOLOGY; THE OPTIC ZONE; Optic Zone Terminology; Optic Zone Functionality
Corneal GP or Scleral GP?Scleral Lens Fitting & Anterior Ocular Surface Shape; Optics; Scleral Lens Blanching & Compression; Conjunctival Prolapse; CLINICAL CASES; Case #1; Case #2; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Scleral Lens Optics; Muriel Schornack*; INTRODUCTION; Tear Lens Power; Further Optical Considerations; Future Possibilities; Improved Lens Stabilization/Centration; Correction of Higher Order Aberrations; Incorporation of Scleral Lenses into Telescope Systems; CONCLUSION; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Medical Indications for Scleral Lens Use
MID-PERIPHERAL ZONEFenestrations; INTERMEDIATE ZONE; LANDING ZONE; Features of the Landing Zone; Toricity; Breaches and Channels; Notch / Microvault / Edge Vault; Lens Dots and Laser Markings; SUMMARY; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Understanding Anterior Ocular Surface Shape; Eef van der Worp1,2,*, Gregory DeNaeyer3 and Patrick Caroline2; INTRODUCTION; TOPOGRAPHY; Keratometry & Corneal Topography; Elevation Data; Beyond the Corneal Borders; Tangential Shape; Nasal Flattening; Ocular Sagittal Height (OC-SAG); Terminology; The Model Eye; Comparing Instruments; LENS FITTING
Muriel Schornack*INTRODUCTION; Visual Improvement; Primary Corneal Ectasia; Acquired Corneal Ectasia; Corneal Transplant; Post-refractive Surgery; Corneal Scarring/Ocular Trauma; Ocular Surface Protection and Restoration; Inflammatory Ocular Surface Disease; Immune-Complex Mediated Ocular Surface Disease; Autoimmune Disease-Associated Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca; Neuropathic Ocular Surface Disorders; Neurotrophic Keratopathy; Exposure Keratopathy; Ocular and Orbital Trauma; Limbal Stem Cell Deficiencies; Corneal Dystrophy/Degeneration; Persistent Epithelial Defects
Undifferentiated Dry Eye DiseaseNOVEL APPLICATIONS; SUMMARY OF MEDICAL INDICATIONS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Scleral Lenses for the Regular / Normal / Non-Diseased Cornea; Langis Michaud*; INTRODUCTION; Why Consider Scleral Lenses for Regular Corneas?; Conventional Contact Lens Dropout Rates; Benefits of Scleral Lenses for Regular Corneas; Comfort; Visual Acuity/Optics; Lens Behavior in Presbyopia; Scleral Lens Limitations; Physiological Issues; Handling; Scleral Lenses Compared to other Options, Including Refractive Surgery
Notes Specific Populations with Regular Corneas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Contact lenses.
Ophthalmic lenses.
Form Electronic book
Author Barnett, Melissa.
Johns, Lynette K
ISBN 1681085666 (electronic bk.)
9781681085661 (electronic bk.)