Catalogue Number: 2061
The cornea: its examination in contact lens practice
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EFRON, Nathan
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2001
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Oxford
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth Heinemann
Description Of Item: Colour printed illustrated hardback cover, 206 pages, 2 pages of advertisements, numerous black and white and colour illustrations, index. Signed on title page 'For the ACO collection Nathan Efron 31/7/12'. (Chapter authors: Nathan EFRON, Jan BERGMANSON, Stephen KLYCE, Lyndon JONES, Deborah JONES, Bartly MONDINO, Barry WEISSMAN and others).
Historical Significance: The author, Nathan Efron, obtained his BOptom at the University of Melbourne in 1976 and studied for a PhD degree also at the University of Melbourne under Dr (later Professor ) Leo Carney obtaining it in 1982. After post docs at the University of California with Dr Ken Polse and at the University of NSW with Professor Brien Holden he returned to the University of Melbourne as lecturer in 1984. In 1990 he was appointed professor of clinical optometry at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). He subsequently was appointed a research professor at Queensland University of Technology in 2004 . Professor Efron is a leading figure in contact lens and cornea research and has published many research articles and books.See his profile Clin Exp Optom 2005; 88: 6: 430-433.
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan Efron
Date Acquired: July 2012
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books by Australian authors