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Title Contemporary scleral lenses : theory and application / edited by Melissa Barnett, Lynette K. Johns.
Imprint Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, [2017]

Series Ophthalmology : current and future developments ; v. 4.
Subject Contact lenses.
Ophthalmic lenses.
Alt Name Barnett, Melissa.
Johns, Lynette K.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 477 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; List of Contributors; PROLOGUE; DON EZEKIEL; PERRY ROSENTHAL; RIENTS VISSER; KEN PULLUM; MELISSA BARNETT AND LYNETTE JOHNS; REFERENCES; History of Scleral Lenses; Timothy J. Bowden1,â#x80; and Melissa Barnett2,*; INTRODUCTION; EARLY THEORISTS; THE EVOLUTION OF THE SCLERAL LENS; THE RE-EMERGENCE OF SCLERAL LENSES; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; SCLERAL LENS TIMELINE; REFERENCES; Scleral Lens Anatomy; Lynette K. Johns1,* and Melissa Barnett2; INTRODUCTION; ISO TERMINOLOGY; THE OPTIC ZONE; Optic Zone Terminology; Optic Zone Functionality.
MID-PERIPHERAL ZONEFenestrations; INTERMEDIATE ZONE; LANDING ZONE; Features of the Landing Zone; Toricity; Breaches and Channels; Notch / Microvault / Edge Vault; Lens Dots and Laser Markings; SUMMARY; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Understanding Anterior Ocular Surface Shape; Eef van der Worp1,2,*, Gregory DeNaeyer3 and Patrick Caroline2; INTRODUCTION; TOPOGRAPHY; Keratometry & Corneal Topography; Elevation Data; Beyond the Corneal Borders; Tangential Shape; Nasal Flattening; Ocular Sagittal Height (OC-SAG); Terminology; The Model Eye; Comparing Instruments; LENS FITTING.
Corneal GP or Scleral GP?Scleral Lens Fitting & Anterior Ocular Surface Shape; Optics; Scleral Lens Blanching & Compression; Conjunctival Prolapse; CLINICAL CASES; Case #1; Case #2; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Scleral Lens Optics; Muriel Schornack*; INTRODUCTION; Tear Lens Power; Further Optical Considerations; Future Possibilities; Improved Lens Stabilization/Centration; Correction of Higher Order Aberrations; Incorporation of Scleral Lenses into Telescope Systems; CONCLUSION; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Medical Indications for Scleral Lens Use.
Muriel Schornack*INTRODUCTION; Visual Improvement; Primary Corneal Ectasia; Acquired Corneal Ectasia; Corneal Transplant; Post-refractive Surgery; Corneal Scarring/Ocular Trauma; Ocular Surface Protection and Restoration; Inflammatory Ocular Surface Disease; Immune-Complex Mediated Ocular Surface Disease; Autoimmune Disease-Associated Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca; Neuropathic Ocular Surface Disorders; Neurotrophic Keratopathy; Exposure Keratopathy; Ocular and Orbital Trauma; Limbal Stem Cell Deficiencies; Corneal Dystrophy/Degeneration; Persistent Epithelial Defects.
Undifferentiated Dry Eye DiseaseNOVEL APPLICATIONS; SUMMARY OF MEDICAL INDICATIONS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Scleral Lenses for the Regular / Normal / Non-Diseased Cornea; Langis Michaud*; INTRODUCTION; Why Consider Scleral Lenses for Regular Corneas?; Conventional Contact Lens Dropout Rates; Benefits of Scleral Lenses for Regular Corneas; Comfort; Visual Acuity/Optics; Lens Behavior in Presbyopia; Scleral Lens Limitations; Physiological Issues; Handling; Scleral Lenses Compared to other Options, Including Refractive Surgery.
Note Specific Populations with Regular Corneas.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781681085661 (electronic bk.)
1681085666 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1012345189
Additional Format Print version: Barnett, Melissa. Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Applications. Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, ©2017 9781681085678.


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