Editors: Melissa Barnett, Lynette K. Johns

Series Title: Ophthalmology: Current and Future Developments

Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Application

Volume 4

eBook: US $89 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $219
Printed Copy: US $174
Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2468-7162 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-7170 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-567-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-566-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810856611170401

Introduction

Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Application, provides comprehensive information about scleral lenses. Chapters of this volume have been contributed by renowned scleral lens experts and cover a variety of interesting topics. These topics include the history and evolution of scleral lenses, basic scleral lens structure, optics and customizable features of scleral lenses, analysis of ocular surface shape, ocular surface topography and advances in optometry technology. These topics give readers an explanation of how to utilize diagnostic equipment in optometry practice and enables practitioners to employ a scientific and objective approach to scleral lens fitting.

Key features of this volume include:

  1. - A straightforward approach to ophthalmic examination flow, evaluation and documentation
  2. - A review of Scleral lens care and handling
  3. - Descriptions of a variety of complex medical and ocular indications for scleral lenses
  4. - Strategic tips to promote your own scleral lens practice
  5. - A unique perspective of esteemed corneal specialists regarding the collaborative care of the patient

This textbook is a suitable reference for ophthalmology students and practitioners. This text will assist practitioners in enhancing their scleral lens practice by providing them useful information for improving patient vision, ocular surface rehabilitation and quality of life.

Foreword

- Pp. i
Jan P. G. Bergmanson
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Preface

- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Melissa Barnett and Lynette K. Johns
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv-v (2)
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Prologue

- Pp. vi-xiv (9)
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History of Scleral Lenses

- Pp. 1-47 (47)
Timothy J. Bowden and Melissa Barnett

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Scleral Lens Anatomy

- Pp. 48-67 (20)
Lynette K. Johns and Melissa Barnett

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Understanding Anterior Ocular Surface Shape

- Pp. 68-87 (20)
Eef van der Worp, Gregory DeNaeyer and Patrick Caroline

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Scleral Lens Optics

- Pp. 88-96 (9)
Muriel Schornack

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Medical Indications for Scleral Lens Use

- Pp. 97-129 (33)
Muriel Schornack

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Scleral Lenses for the Regular / Normal / Non- Diseased Cornea

- Pp. 130-156 (27)
Langis Michaud

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Instrumentation

- Pp. 157-182 (26)
Jeffrey Sonsino, S. Barry Eiden and Randy Kojima

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Initial Lens Selection

- Pp. 183-200 (18)
Jason Jedlicka

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Scleral Lens Evaluation

- Pp. 201-241 (41)
Lynette K. Johns, Jennifer Anne McMahon and Melissa Barnett

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Documentation

- Pp. 242-283 (42)
Bruce Baldwin

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Examination Flow for Scleral Lens Fitting

- Pp. 284-302 (19)
Brooke Messer and Stephanie Woo

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Scleral Lens Complications and Problem Solving

- Pp. 303-345 (43)
Karen G. Carrasquillo, Michael J. Lipson, Damon J. Ezekiel, Lynette K. Johns and Melissa Barnett

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Scleral Lens Handling

- Pp. 346-370 (25)
Melissa Barnett and Mindy Toabe

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Scleral Lens Challenges

- Pp. 371-434 (64)
Melissa Barnett, Karen G. Carrasquillo, Gregory DeNaeyer, S. Barry Eiden, Karolien Elving-Kokke, Jason Jedlicka, Carina Koppen, Michael J. Lipson, Jason Marsack, Jennifer Anne McMahon, Henny M. Otten, Young Kee Park, Perry Rosenthal, Esther-Simone Visser, Lynette K. Johns, Maria K. Walker and Geunyoung Yoon

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Scleral Lens Patient Recruitment

- Pp. 435-450 (16)
Damon J. Ezekiel

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Collaborative Care of the Scleral Lens Patient: Working with Referring Doctors

- Pp. 451-462 (12)
Jennifer Y. Li and Deborah S. Jacobs

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Subject Index

- Pp. 463-477 (15)
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