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Dictionary of Optometry and Vision Science. Edition No. 8

  • ID: 4398750
  • Book
  • November 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 422 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Completely revised, updated, and redesigned, this classic dictionary by Dr. Michel Millodot continues to be an essential resource for all optometrists in training and in practice, as well as residents in ophthalmology. It is also a crucial source of information for anyone involved in vision science and in the optical industry. It now includes many new entries on pathology, pharmacology, investigative techniques, visual perception, optics and contact lenses. This edition presents all of the features that have made it so successful in the past, such as succinct, understandable definitions, comprehensive tables and illustrations, clinical advice, and extensive cross-references.

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Preface to the eighth edition

About the dictionary

Abbreviations, acronyms and symbols

Common prefixes and suffixes

Linguistic origin of common terms

Greek alphabet


Figure credits

List of tables



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Millodot, Michel Honorary Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, UK; Professor Emeritus, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
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