best eyeglasses for the patient...
THE FINE ART OF
Without Making a Spectacle of Yourself
Benjamin Milder, M.D.
and Melvin L. Rubin, M.D.
you are an experienced clinician or just beginning, this award-winning*
text can help you solve the problems you are likely to encounter
when refraction, in prescribing eyeglasses, and in managing
the variables that lead to patient comfort. You will make
in diagnosis and prescribing, and raise your yield of satisfied
new edition now brings this subject up to date. 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
* 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
Spectacles: Past, Present, Future
8. Progressive-Power Lenses
9. Muscle Imbalances
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
is retired professor of clinical ophthalmology, Washington
University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
L. RUBIN, M.D. is professor emeritus and former
chairman of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Florida
College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida.
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, M.D., FROM THE FOREWORD (3rd ed.)
blend of wisdom and humor." ---GEORGE
W. WEINSTEIN, M.D., FROM THE FOREWORD (2nd ed.)
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."
resident should own a copy." ---AMERICAN
book] rates a wholehearted recommendation for every optometrist."
---CLINICAL & EXPERIMENTAL OPTOMETRY
a mine of information and good advice." ---THE
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