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Ophthalmic Dispensing: Books

This the Ophthalmic Dispensing Library Guide. Here you can find help on finding and using the resources the Library provides.


Here you can some of the books the Library has to support you if you are studying Ophthalmic Dispensing.

In the reading lists section you can find the recommend books for each module.  To see thebooks in the Library Catalogue by clicking on the module titles or book covers. You can use the  catalogue tab to search the catalogue yourself.

You can read an e-book by clicking on its cover. You may need to enter your College login and password in first. For more information about e-book click on the e-book tab.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number, so all the book on the same subject should be near each other.  See below to see the important numbers for Ophthalmic Dispensing.

Use the Library Catalogue to

 Click here for full catalogue


Reading Lists

Useful Books

Sensation and perception
Ophthalmic care
Synopsis of clinical ophthalmology
Clinical ophthalmology
Binocular vision
Work and the eye
Soft lens fitting
Rigid gas-permeable lens fitting
Dictionary of optometry and visual science
Diabetes and the eye
Handbook of retinal OCT
Cornea atlas
Ophthalmic imaging
Low vision assessment
Low vision manual
Ocular pathology
Clinical ophthalmology : a test yourself atlas
Eyecare business : marketing and strategy
Dictionary of visual science and related clinical terms
The eye in contact lens wear.
Geometrical and visual optics

Useful E-books

Finding books in the Library

The Library is in The David Hockney Building
On the Second Floor
To find books
Browse the shelves
Or search the catalogue
For help ask at the desk.

These are the main shelf marks for books on Ophthalmic Dispensing.  If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 


Shelf Mark





Medicine and Health


Human Physiology


Human Anatomy


Medical Specialities




Pathology of Eyes


Diseases of Eyeballs




Ophthalmic Lenses


Contact Lenses

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