Theory and Practice of Optics & Refraction : Dr. A. K. Khurana :This Sixth Edition is primarily meant for the needs of undergraduate medical students. The text is complete and up-to-date with recent advances. To be true, some part of the text is in more detail than the requirement of undergraduate students. But this very feature of the book makes it a useful handbook for the postgraduate students as well. The text is illustrated with plenty of diagrams, comprising clinical photographs and clear-line diagrams which provide vivid and lucid details. Operative steps of important surgical techniques have been given in the relevant chapters. Wherever possible, important information has been given in the form of tables and flow charts.
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. Intends to provide information on basic principles of optics and refraction to the residents in ophthalmology as well as students of Optometry and Orthoptics. Organises text in attractive four-colour format to make understanding, retention and reproducibility of facts easy. Comprises chapter on Clinical Refraction refurbished effectively and text on Corneal Topography expanded with essential newer developments. We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier. We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit. If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
At the end of the book, there are instruments and surgical procedures given beautifully. These help mbbs students to work through their practical examinations at end of semesters. There is much to learn in Ophthalmology though, from Vision test to diagnosing various diseases, it is always fun to find out new stuff. There are surgeries done for Ophthalmology too, for which you will have to be attentive or you may miss them. The free book has over pages which include the 2 units, beautifully relating the text to the practical knowledge. The book is the standard book used in medical colleges and universities for their third-year ophthalmology curriculum.
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