Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume Two: Instrumentation and Vision Correction

1st Edition

Pablo Artal

CRC Press
Published April 13, 2017
Reference - 392 Pages - 323 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781482237924 - CAT# K23195


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  • Offers a comprehensive treatment of fundamental aspects, covering physics and engineering of instrumentation for imaging and ophthalmic applications, devices and techniques for visual correction and impact on visual perception
  • Addresses both the basic science and the latest technological advances and clinical procedures
  • Discusses basic optical principles, anatomy, physiology and eye optics
  • Presents the state of the art in novel instrumentation for imaging and visual testing as well as methods and devices for surgical and non-surgical visual correction procedures
  • Contains the contributions of a renowned expert in the field (recipient of OSA’s prestigious Edwin Land Medal in 2013) with contributions from the top researchers in their respective disciplines from around the world


Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics, medicine, biology, psychology, and engineering. The chapters comprehensively cover all aspects of modern study and practice, from optical principles and optics of the eye and retina to novel ophthalmic tools for imaging and visual testing, devices and techniques for visual correction, and the relationship between ocular optics and visual perception.