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About the Book :In its third edition Theory and Practice of Optics and Refraction constitutes a part of Modern System of Ophthalmology (MSO) Series. Without altering the basic text and layout, each chapter in this edition has been thoroughly revised to keep abreast with newer concepts and principles of optics and refraction involved in investigative as well as treatment modalities evolved over the period of time.0Contents :Chapter 1 Light, Physical Optics, Geometrical Optics, and Optics of Eye 1Chapter 2 Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity and Tests for Potential Vision 39Chapter 3 Errors of Refraction and Binocular Optical Defects 60Chapter 4 Asthenopia, Anomalies of Accommodation and Convergence 86Chapter 5 Clinical Refraction: Determination of the Errors of Refraction 113Chapter 6 Keratometry, Corneal Topography and Aberrometry 149Chapter 7 Spectacles 185Chapter 8 Contact Lenses 210Chapter 9 Intraocular Lenses: Optical Aspects and Power Calculation 261Chapter 10 Low Vision Management 286Chapter 11 Refractive Surgery 302Chapter 12 Optical Instruments and Techniques 350Index 435About the Author :A K Khurana, Chief Editor of MSO Series, and the author of this volume, is currently Senior Professor and Head, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO), PGIMS, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak. Being Chief of Squint and Orthoptics Services at RIO, he has always been fascinated with theory and practice of optics and refraction. He has been teaching ophthalmology for the last three decades. In addition to this book, he has authored many popular books on ophthalmology which have been well received by medical students.He has published more than 150 scientific papers in national and international journals of repute. He is the editor of the Haryana Journal of Ophthalmology and North Zone Journal of Ophthalmology. He was awarded WHO Fellowship for higher studies at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was also selected for a course and awarded Certificate in Tropical Ophthalmology (CTO) at International Centre for Eye Health, Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London, UK. He has been honoured with Distinguished Author Award by the Federation of Educational Publishers of India, Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology by HOS, and an Excellence Award by Strabismological Society of India.

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