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The Fine Art of Prescribing Glasses Without Making a Spectacle of YourselfThe best eyeglasses for the patient...

THE FINE ART OF
PRESCRIBING GLASSES

Without Making a Spectacle
of Yourself

3rd EDITION

by Benjamin Milder, MD
and Melvin L. Rubin, MD

Whether you are an experienced clinician or just beginning, this award-winning* text can help you solve the problems you are likely to encounter when prescribing eyeglasses and in managing the variables that lead to patient comfort.

Filled with case histories and "how-to" pearls, here is practical help for avoiding the pitfalls that ensnare the unwary refractionist, with guidance on how to troubleshoot symptomatic problems created by spectacles.

* Best Medical Book of the Year (American Medical Writers Assn.)

* 100 Important Ophthalmology Books of the 20th Century (AMA Archives of Ophthal.)

528 pages, over 120 clinical cases
50 tables & illustrations
ISBN 0-937404-66-7, hardcover, $88

 

  1. Spectacles: Past, Present, Future
  2. Hyperopia
  3. Accommodation
  4. Cycloplegia
  5. Myopia
  6. Astigmatism

  7. Presbyopia
  8. Progressive-Power Lenses
  9. Muscle Imbalances
10. Anisometropia
11. Cataract
12. Aphakia
13. Pseudophakia
14. The Refractive Surgery Patient
15. Contact Lenses
16. Absorptive Lenses
17. Medical Problems and Refractive Error
18. Occupational Lenses
19. The Partially Sighted Patient
20. The Psychodynamics of Wearing Spectacles
21. The Art of Dispensing

22. The Dissatisfied Refraction Patient

 

 

BENJAMIN MILDER, MD, retired professor of clinical ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.

MELVIN L. RUBIN, MD, professor emeritus and former chairman of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida.

 

 

"...the contents of this text provide the base upon which all eyecare must begin. [Here are] the tools to become a proficient, even superior refractionist. And this practical treatise does it with a delightful sense of humor..."   
—BRUCE E. SPIVEY, MD, FROM THE FOREWORD (3rd ed.)

"Superb blend of wisdom and humor."
—GEORGE W. WEINSTEIN, MD, FROM THE FOREWORD (2nd ed.)

"This book should be read (and I guarantee will be enjoyed) by all professional and allied health people who daily deal with refractive problems and solutions."
—OPHTHAL SURG

"Every resident should own a copy."
—AMERICAN J OPHTHALMOL

"[The book] rates a wholehearted recommendation for every optometrist."
—CLINICAL & EXPERIMENTAL OPTOMETRY

"Contains a mine of information and good advice."
—THE OPTICIAN

 

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