Catalogue Number: 1674
International Contact Lens Year Book 1994
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EFRON Nathan
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1994
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Somerset UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: WB Saunders Company Ltd
Description Of Item: Quarto size paperback, 199 pages plus preliminaries and advertisements. Signed by Nathan Efron. Authors of the first three chapters are Nathan Efron, Noel A Brennan and Gordon Batham. Pages 29 to 199 are devoted to Product Data for contact lenses, materials, solutions, accessories, machinery and to company profiles and useful addresses.
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