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Silicone Hydrogels: The Rebirth of Extended Wear Contact Lenses by Deborah F. Sweeney

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Silicone Hydrogels: The Rebirth of Extended Wear Contact Lenses by Deborah F. Sweeney

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A discussion of information on silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Covering both research and practice, the text addresses the use of silicone hydrogels as a safe and effective way to correct myopia.


This book provides a thorough review of this subject, which has far reaching implications for future contact lens practice. It presents the very latest information in a highly readable form, making it easy to find the relevant information quickly. A range of international experts and contributors provide all the information necessary in order to prescribe these lenses to clients. This is an invaluable text for all optometrists involved in contact lens practice. Contributors: Professor Brian Tighe Silicone hydrogel materials - how do they work? Professor Graeme Wilson The epithelium in extended wear Dr Mark Wilcox, CCLRU, University of New South Wales, Australia Inflammation and infection and the effects of the closed eye Michel Guillon PhD FCOptom FAAO, Director, Contact Lens Research Consultants, London, UK Tear exchange - does it matter? Dr Deborah F Sweeney Clinical performance of silicone hydrogel lenses Professor Brian Holden Adverse events and infections: which ones and how many? Professor Desmond Fonn Factors affecting the success of silicone hydrogels Dr Noel Brennan, Brennan and Coles Optometrists, Melbourne, Australia Where do silicone hydrogels fit into everyday practice?

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SKU GOR003639023
Title Silicone Hydrogels: The Rebirth of Extended Wear Contact Lenses
Author Edited by Deborah F. Sweeney
Contributor By (author) Sweeney
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
Year Published 2000
Page Number 296
ISBN 0750644621
ISBN13 9780750644624
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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