Catalogue Number: 1676
Optometry A - Z
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EFRON Nathan with 11 Associate Editors and 43 contributors
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2007
Edition: First Edition
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Spain
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth Heinemann
Description Of Item: Quarto size hard back, 414 pages. Eight appendices of useful data. Signed by the author on the title page.
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