The Optician Training Manual

The Optician Training Manual Author David McCleary
ISBN-10 9780615193816
Release 2009
Pages 279
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Learn how to achieve excellence and exceed expectations in fitting, dispensing, and customer-centered service. The Optician Training Manual will help you provide effective and consistent optician training, whether you are training new opticians or seasoned ones. Not an ABO study guide filled with optical theory and calculations never used in actual practice. The Optician Training Manual is designed with how you actually work in mind. This book will have new opticians trained and on the floor as quickly as possible and will feel comfortable in that role. Seasoned opticians will improve their decision making skills, taking them to the next level in providing exceptional eyeglasses and service.



System for Ophthalmic Dispensing

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing Author Clifford W. Brooks
ISBN-10 9780702038914
Release 2006-10-12
Pages 688
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The ultimate ophthalmic dispensing reference, this book provides a step-by-step system for properly fitting and adjusting eyewear. It covers every aspect of dispensing — from basic terminology to frame selection to eyewear fitting, adjusting, and repairing. Perfect for both students who are just learning about dispensing and practitioners who want to keep their skills up to date, this resource offers in-depth discussions of all types of lenses, including multifocal, progressive, absorptive, safety, recreational, aspheric, and high index. Plus, it goes beyond the basics to explore the "how" and "why" behind lens selection, to help you better understand and meet your patients' vision needs. A glossary of key terms provides easy access to definitions. Proficiency tests at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding of the material through multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true/false questions. A new full-color design with hundreds of illustrations that clearly demonstrate key procedures, concepts, and techniques. Updated coverage of the latest dispensing procedures and equipment. Detailed information on the newest types of lenses, including progressive, absorptive, aspheric, and atoric. Updated photos feature more current frames and lenses, keeping the book up to date with today's eye care trends.



Optical Training

Optical Training Author Davey M. Wooton
ISBN-10 0750674776
Release 2003
Pages 120
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Opticianry is a large and growing ophthalmic specialty. This practical resource provides readers with a basic working knowledge of optics and office procedures. Offering a solid foundation of "need to know" information within about 4 weeks, this handbook is an ideal, basic reference for the non-optician receiving on-the-job training. Essential information is presented in a clear and easily digested format. A trainer schedule/checklist provides consistency in training. Coverage of optics provides readers with the basic knowledge they need. Assessments are included at the end of each section to help assess the level of knowledge. Answers are included at the end of the book. Each level begins with objectives and a list of tasks to master, so readers know exactly what is expected of them prior to beginning each section. Up to date references and suggested readings refer the reader to additional titles for more in-depth coverage. Basic line drawings of anatomy and spectacle lenses enhance reader understanding and comprehension of each topic presented.



Complete Optometric Assistant

Complete Optometric Assistant Author Sarah Morgan
ISBN-10 9780750688888
Release 2008
Pages 285
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THE COMPLETE OPTOMETRIC ASSISTANT will be your valued guide through all of the above. Sarah Morgan draws on her experience as an optometrist teaching optometric assistants to take you step-by-step and with clarity and authority through each of these areas and more in one handy volume. Comprehensive and extremely practical, this book will be indispensable reading for all front-line practice staff, as well as being enormously useful to students and dispensing opticians.



Optics For Dummies

Optics For Dummies Author Galen C. Duree, Jr.
ISBN-10 1118024397
Release 2011-07-12
Pages 360
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The easy way to shed light on Optics In general terms, optics is the science of light. More specifically, optics is a branch of physics that describes the behavior and properties of light?including visible, infrared, and ultraviolet?and the interaction of light with matter. Optics For Dummies gives you an approachable introduction to optical science, methods, and applications. You'll get plain-English explanations of the nature of light and optical effects; reflection, refraction, and diffraction; color dispersion; optical devices, industrial, medical, and military applications; as well as laser light fundamentals. Tracks a typical undergraduate optics course Detailed explanations of concepts and summaries of equations Valuable tips for study from college professors If you're taking an optics course for your major in physics or engineering, let Optics For Dummies shed light on the subject and help you succeed!



Optical Formulas Tutorial

Optical Formulas Tutorial Author Ellen D. Stoner
ISBN-10 0750675047
Release 2005
Pages 254
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Designed for students and professionals preparing for the ABO certification exam or wishing to quickly brush up on optical formulas, this easy-to-use workbook contains optical formulas, definitions, and walk-through problems with practical examples throughout. Rather than searching through dozens of optics books, readers will find all relevant information here in one source. Coverage includes everything from sine, cosine and tangent to resultant prism and resolving prism to polarized filters - and much more! Features a user-friendly format that facilitates the review process, with practical examples throughout. Provides a convenient review of optical formulas and basic math problems. Begins each chapter with a brief discussion of the topic, then proceeds with exercises and examples; answers are provided at the end of the book. New work-text design allows the reader to complete practice exercises within the book and section being studied. More complex formulas include "how to use the calculator" boxes, and multiple choice review sections have been added to the sections. Advanced exercises such as non-formula exercises are now included throughout.



Spanish for Opticians

Spanish for Opticians Author Command Spanish Inc.
ISBN-10 1888467428
Release 2005-06-01
Pages 58
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This book is a collection of more than 250 specific Spanish language commands, statements, and questions that help opticians better serve their Spanish-speaking clients. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required to use this book. Practicing opticians and native Spanish-speakers have reviewed the book for authenticity/accuracy. The book and audio CD help opticians assist clients in selecting and fitting glasses, accept glasses for repair and/or adjustments, collect personal, medical and insurance information, and much more.



Clinical Management of Binocular Vision

Clinical Management of Binocular Vision Author Mitchell Scheiman
ISBN-10 0781777844
Release 2008
Pages 748
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This basic text covers the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the most prevalent vision disorders in a clinical optometrist's or ophthalmologist's practice. Coverage includes the most common non-strabismic binocular vision disorders, including accommodative and eye movement disorders as well as amblyopia. Coverage of each diagnostic category includes background information, symptoms, case analysis, and management options. Case studies appear at the end of each chapter. This edition includes three new chapters on primary care of binocular vision, accommodative and eye movement disorders; myopia control; and binocular vision problems associated with refractive surgery. The thoroughly revised chapters on vision therapy procedures and instrumentation describe the latest equipment and computer software. The chapters on advanced diagnostic and management issues have been updated with the latest research.



Optician s Guide A Manual for Opticians

Optician s Guide  A Manual for Opticians Author Ajay Kumar Bhootra
ISBN-10 8184489625
Release 2010-03-31
Pages 128
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Optician s Guide A Manual for Opticians has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Optician s Guide A Manual for Opticians also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Optician s Guide A Manual for Opticians book for free.



The Contact Lens Manual

The Contact Lens Manual Author Andrew Gasson
ISBN-10 9780702046025
Release 2010-07-08
Pages 448
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The Contact Lens Manual continues to meet the needs of a new generation of optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens practitioners and students who require clear and reliable information for fitting a complete range of contact lenses. The fourth edition of this best-selling classic, now in full colour throughout, provides the most up-to-date guidance in all aspects of today’s lenses in a practical and easy to use manual. Featuring new developments in lens types, care regimes and current practices, this manual offers a complete package to help readers expand their lens knowledge, improve fitting and optimise patient care. The authors use a down-to-earth practical approach to distil years of experience into one handy volume. A bullet point style makes the information easily accessible. Key information is presented so it can be quickly located. Practical tips, clinical pearls, helpful advice, and warnings are presented in boxes so readers can see at a glance what to do. Features updates to all chapters and lens types with a wealth of new information on silicone hydrogels, toric soft lenses, rigid gas-permeable fitting and patient after care. Presents a new chapter on dry eyes with expert guidance on treatment and practical management advice. Includes an expanded illustration programme and page design with full colour throughout including colour-coded sections and boxes to highlight key information for easier learning.



Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract

Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract Author Berthold Block
ISBN-10 3131367318
Release 2004
Pages 194
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The essential guide to mastering endoscopic techniques of the upper GI tract While technological advances have made endoscopy one of the most common procedures for examining the upper GI tract, learning how to maneuver the instruments and interpret the images can be frustrating for those without experience. Designed specifically for those in training, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract -- with its more than 770 illustrations and user-friendly format -- is the most comprehensive instructional guide available. Beginning with a detailed introduction to all aspects of the endoscopic examination, this lavishly illustrated guide features: Clear descriptions and images of all of the instruments and how and when they are used Artfully combined photographs and 3D illustrations showing the exact location of the endoscope in relation to the anatomy of the immediate region Step-by-step instructions for handling the endoscope, such as insertion, air insufflation, irrigation, and more Useful checklists and tables that lay out the procedures from beginning to end, including preparations, necessary medication and anesthesia, required staff and supplemental equipment, potential risks and complications, etc. The book also encompasses a complete full-color atlas that illustrates the entire spectrum of both normal and pathological findings. In addition to detailed explanations of each finding, the authors provide: The endoscopic criteria and the most important differential diagnoses for each disorder Series of images showing common variants, as well as comparison photographs of differential diagnoses Useful guidelines for proper documentation A guide to interventional and extended examination techniques rounds out the text. All procedures, from treating upper gastrointestinal bleeding and collecting specimens to placing a duodenal tube and removing foreign bodies, are treated in full detail. With its generous layout -- only one procedure is featured on every page -- and copious high-quality illustrations, Endoscopy of the Upper GI Tract is an essential for anyone wishing to master the subtleties of this most rewarding technique.



Kiss Me Like You Mean It

Kiss Me Like You Mean It Author Dr. David Clarke
ISBN-10 1441204067
Release 2009-05-01
Pages 240
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Many couples find themselves at a point where they need a passion boost. How can husbands and wives break through the many obstacles and issues that have derailed their desire and get back on track to being the crazy-in-love couple they once were? Solomon had a few secrets up his ancient sleeves, and marriage therapist Dr. David Clarke helps readers learn why the passionate exchanges and God-inspired, 3,000-year-old techniques of Solomon and Shulamith worked then--and still work today. Readers will learn how to troubleshoot problems and conflicts, put each other first, employ praise, have fun, flirt, be more playful and sensual, and rediscover the lost art of a great kiss. Every married couple can experience exhilarating passion; Dr. Clarke and the Song of Solomon reveal how!



Vision for Life

Vision for Life Author Meir Schneider
ISBN-10 9781583944943
Release 2012
Pages 196
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"Presents ten simple steps to relieve eye strain, correct vision problems, and improve eye health; includes a full range of restorative vision exercises"--



Harmony and Voice Leading

Harmony and Voice Leading Author Edward Aldwell
ISBN-10 9780495189756
Release 2010-03-11
Pages 736
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A clear and accessible volume spanning the entire theory course, HARMONY AND VOICE LEADING, Fourth Edition, begins with coverage of basic concepts of theory and harmony and moves into coverage of advanced dissonance and chromaticism. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage. The fourth edition now includes a chapter introducing species counterpoint and integrates that material into the rest of the text. A new Premium Website for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each unit and musical examples from the literature in both streaming and downloadable format. The Instructor Companion Site will include Guidelines for Instructors, a new instructor’s manual written by Allen Cadwallader. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



OphthoBook

OphthoBook Author Timothy Root
ISBN-10 1448638828
Release 2009-07-01
Pages 179
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OphthoBook is the printed version of the amazing OphthoBook.com online book and video series. The combination of this text, along with the online video lectures, creates the most informative and easy-to-understand ophthalmology review ever written. It is geared toward medical students, optometry students, and non-ophthalmologists who want to learn more about the eye without getting bogged down with mindless detail. The book is broken down into ten chapters: 1. Eye History 2. Anatomy 3. Glaucoma 4. Retina 5. Infection 6. Neuroophthalmology 7. Pediatric Ophthalmology 8. Trauma 9. Optics 10. Lens and Cataract Each chapter also includes "pimp questions" you might be asked in a clinic. Also, an entire chapter of ophthalmology board-review questions, flashcards, and eye abbreviations. Perhaps most useful, each chapter corresponds to the 20-minute video lectures viewable at OphthoBook.com. And lots of fun cartoons!



Ophthalmic Lenses Dispensing

Ophthalmic Lenses   Dispensing Author Mo Jalie
ISBN-10 0750655267
Release 2003
Pages 266
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Based on a very successful series first published in Optician journal, this lavishly illustrated and best selling textbook provides the principles and practice of ophthalmic lens dispensing. Completely revised and updated, this 2nd edition offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in one readily accessible and attractively presented book. Featuring the essential theory and practical information readers need to successfully dispense ophthalmic lenses, this 2nd edition also includes valuable tutorials and lens design programs on CD-ROM. A full color design with numerous illustrations presents essential information in an attractive, readily accessible form. All the information needed to understand and dispense ophthalmic lenses is in one volume. Content is based on a highly acclaimed series published in Optician journal. A top international expert in the field distills years of experience into a single volume. New materials and products have been added to keep readers totally up to date. Content has been thoroughly reviewed for accuracy and relevance. New material has been added on antireflective coatings and tints, progressive lenses, safety and standards, lens manufacture, and expanded theory with an emphasis on practice. The companion CD-ROM includes new tutorials to help explain points in the text and a new lens design program. New illustrations further reinforce theory.



Low Vision

Low Vision Author Christine Dickinson
ISBN-10 0750622628
Release 1998
Pages 338
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Comprehensive review of the optometrist's work with the visually impaired. Details the theoretical background to aids used and explains how the optometrist works. For students and new optometrists. Halftone illustrations.