The popular optics review manual, Last-Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses, has been revised and updated into a Second Edition.
The content is based upon the practical experience of two clinically active experts who lecture on ophthalmic optics around the world.
Last-Minute Optics, Second Edition allows you to test your knowledge while increasing your understanding of optics.
This unique resource boils down the overwhelming subject matter of clinical optics and refraction, helping the ophthalmologist cover the essentials in a single review manual.
The complex concepts of optics are revealed in easy-to-understand explanations enhanced by simple illustrations.
Designed in a clear, concise, question-and-answer format, this book allows for self-assessment and a chance to test your understanding before you read the answer.
West includes new questions added to selected chapters and a new chapter covering refractive surgery, as well as a key chapter that helps you evaluate patients with symptoms related directly to optical or refractive concerns.
Features of the Second Edition:• Written in a light and approachable style to make optics accessible and understandable• Unique question-and-answer format allows for self-assessment while studying to identify areas where more work is needed• Perfect for limited study time• Includes real-life examples that are clinically relevant• Numerous practical tips to help enhance clinical practice• Includes 223 questions and answersWhether you’re an ophthalmologist, ophthalmic technician, resident or student, reviewing the optics facts and concepts is easier with Last-Minute Optics: A Concise Review of Optics, Refraction, and Contact Lenses, Second Edition.
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Although they love to knit and enjoy making gifts for family and friends, they’re constantly faced with the challenge of finding enough time to actually finish what they’ve started.
Joelle Hoverson, owner of Purl, the hip knitting supply store in downtown Manhattan, has designed more than 30 fun, fresh, beautiful patterns, most of which can be made in less than ten hours-some in as little as two!Known for her keen sense of color, Hoverson includes instructions for classic gifts like baby booties and bonnets, sweaters, and scarves, plus imaginative options like a cashmere tea cozy, a felted yoga mat bag, floor cushions, and a poncho-surely something for everyone on the gift list.
When STC Craft published Joelle Hoverson’s Last-Minute Knitted Gifts in 2004, the response was overwhelming and today there are nearly 100,000 copies of this classic in print.
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Six years later, Hoverson is full of fresh, new ideas for beautiful gifts.
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Understanding that knitters today love to personalize their projects but also need guidance along the way, Hoverson showcases many of the projects in several colors and yarn weights, and with optional embellishments and creative ideas for gift-wrapping.