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.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Melissa Barnett
University of California
Davis, Sacramento, California
USA


Lynette K. Johns
The New England College of Optometry
Boston, Massachusetts
USA




Contributor(s):
Barry Eiden
North Suburban Vision Consultants, Ltd
Keratoconus Specialists of Illinois
Deerfield, IL
USA


Brooke Messer
Cornea and Contact Lens Institute of Minnesota
Edina, MN, USA


Bruce Baldwin
Department of Ophthalmology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
USA


Carina Koppen
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Antwerp
Antwerp
Belgium
/
Department of Ophthalmology
Antwerp University Hospital
Edegem (Antwerp)
Belgium


Damon J. Ezekiel
Ezekiel Eyes
Nedlands, WA
Australia


Deborah S. Jacobs
BostonSight
Needham, MA USA, Massachusetts Eye & Ear
Boston, MA, USA


Eef van der Worp
University of Maastricht
Masstricht
Netherlands
/
École d’optométrie
de l’Université de Montréal
Montréal, QC
Canada
/
Pacific University College of Optometry
Forest Grove, OR
USA


Esther-Simone Visser
Visser Contactlenzenpraktijk B.V.
EJ Nijmegen
Netherlands


Geunyoung Yoon
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA



Gregory DeNaeyer
Arena Eye Surgeons
Columbus, OH
USA


Henny M. Otten
Visser Contactlenzenpraktijk B.V.
EJ Nijmegen
Netherlands


Jason Marsack
University of Houston
Houston, TX
USA


Jason Jedlicka
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
USA


Jeffrey Sonsino
Optique, PLLC
Nashville, TN
USA


Jennifer Anne McMahon
Great Western Hospitals NHS FT
Swindon
UK


Jennifer Y. Li
University of California
Davis, Sacramento, CA
USA


Karen G. Carrasquillo
BostonSight
Needham, MA
USA


Karolien Elving-Kokke
Visser Contactlenzenpraktijk B.V.
EJ Nijmegen
Netherlands


Langis Michaud
École d’optométrie
de l’Université de Montréal
Montréal, QC
Canada


Lynette K. Johns
The New England College of Optometry
Boston, MA
USA


Maria K. Walker
College of Optometry
University of Houston
Houston, TX
USA


Melissa Barnett
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA
USA


Michael Lipson
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
University, Northville, MI
USA


Mindy Toabe
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
USA


Muriel Schornack
Department of Ophthalmology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
USA


Patrick Caroline
Pacific University College of Optometry
Forest Grove, OR
USA


Perry Rosenthal
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
USA
/
Boston Eye Pain Foundation
Boston, MA
USA


Randy Kojima
Pacific University College of Optometry
Forest Grove, OR
USA


Stephanie Woo
Havasu Eye Center, Lake Havasu, AZ, USA



Tim Bowden
Bowden & Lowe
Kent
UK


Young Kee Park
The Korean Ophthalmological Society, Malli-dong 1-ga
Seoul
South Korea




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