Contact Lens Complications

Catalogue Number: 1675
Contact Lens Complications
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: EFRON Nathan
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1999
Edition: First Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Spain
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth Heineman and the Optician
Description Of Item: Quarto size paperback, 193 pages plus an advertisement for the Optician. Signed by the author, Nathan Efron, on half title page. Copiously illustrated in colour. CD on contact lens complications in pocket inside back cover. Correction by the author on half title page and on pages 25, 86 and 185. A second edition was published in 2004
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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