Contact Lens Practice

Catalogue Number: 1679
Contact Lens Practice
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EFRON Nathan and 31 contributors
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2002
Edition: First Edition
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New Dehli
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth Heineman
Description Of Item: Quarto size hard back, 502 pages plus advertising leaf. Copiously illustrated in colour. 42 chapters divided into 6 parts. 11 appendices. Signed by the editor, Nathan Efron, on the half title page. Thirty one contributors, including Nathan Efron who wrote 9 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
Condition: Mint
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books by Australian authors

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