• Classic text providing a comprehensive review of optics of the human eye • Theoretical chapters and clinical chapters contribute to a thorough understanding of procedures • Sound practical advice throughout
• Two new contributors • Colour used throughout in the text and for the diagrams • Revised chapters on The Schematic Eye, Ocular Aberrations, Visual Examination of the Eye, Objective Optometers, and Distribution and Ocular Dioptics of Ametropia. • Completely redesigned to facilitate learning, with many text boxes, learning objectives, key points, clinical tips and exercises. • Valuable online material contains multi-choice questions, FAQs, case studies and more.
List of symbols Chapter 1 General introduction Chapter 2 The eye’s optical system Chapter 3 Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity Chapter 4 Spherical ametropia Chapter 5 Astigmatism Chapter 6 Subjective Refraction Chapter 7 Accommodation and near vision. The inadequate-stimulus myopias Chapter 8 Ocular motility and binocular vision Chapter 9 Convergence Chapter 10 Anomalies of binocular vision: heterophoria and heterotropia Chapter 11 Stereopsis and the stereoscope Chapter 12 The schematic eye Chapter 13 Subsidiary effects of correcting lenses; magnifying devices Chapter 14 Anisometropia and aniseikonia Chapter 15 Ocular aberrations Chapter 16 Visual examination of the eye and ophthalmoscopy Chapter 17 Retinoscopy (skiascopy) Chapter 18 Objective optometers Chapter 19 Vision screening, new subjective refractors and techniques Chapter 20 Measurement of ocular dimensions Chapter 21 Distribution and ocular dioptrics of ametropia Chapter 22 Entoptic phenomena Appendix A A suggested routine examination procedure Appendix B The Bennett-Rabbetts schematic eye, relaxed and accommodated 10D and in italics for historical reference, the Gullstrand-Emsley relaxed schematic eye General bibliography Answers Index