Catalogue Number: 1680
Contact Lens Practice
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EFRON Nathan and 32 contributors
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2010
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: China
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth Heineman
Description Of Item: Quarto size hard back, 474 pages. Copiously illustrated in colour. 43 chapters divided into 6 parts. 11 appendices. Signed by the editor, Nathan Efron, on the half title page. Thirty three contributors, including Nathan Efron who wrote 10 chapters.
Historical Significance: 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: Nov 2010
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books by Australian authors