Time is an incredibly valuable resource for ophthalmic and para-optometric personnel, whether they are still studying on their way to certification or they are already in the trenches in daily practice. To keep up, they need a single, cohesive text containing everything they need to learn. Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbook meets that need, covering all subject areas in detail while also maintaining a readable, user-friendly style.
Editors Janice K. Ledford and Al Lens have gathered a prestigious team of over 40 contributors, all of them ophthalmic and optometric medical personnel, who actively perform the tasks they write about. Their time-tested expertise is like having a group of specialists right by your side to show how it's done and answer questions.
From A-scan to zygoma, Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbook includes everything ophthalmic and para-optometric personnel need to know to effectively perform their duties, assist their patients, and advance their careers.
Each chapter is written in a friendly manner and follows an established framework, making it easy to digest any new information or as a quick reference to the material needed. Chapters also include valuable "tricks of the trade" that could only come from authors with intimate knowledge of their topics.
- General ophthalmic knowledge
- Ophthalmic skills
- Optical skills
- Ophthalmic medical sciences
- Surgical services and skills
- Administrative skills
Whether perfecting current skills, learning new ones, or studying for exams, Principles and Practice in Ophthalmic Assisting: A Comprehensive Textbook makes both a perfect learning tool for students and a complete reference tool for staff, whether they are new to the eye care industry or have years of experience.