visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor The acclaimed introductory text to geometrical and visual optics --- now in full color Geometrical and Visual Optics Third Edition is a rigorous yet approachable text that expertly combines basic optics with clinical application in a way that brings key optometry topics to life. It is meant to be a concise and user-friendly resource for clinicians as they begin their study of optics and as they eventually prepare for licensing examinations. The book emphasizes optical concepts and problem-solving skills that underlie contemporary clinical eye care and because of its clinical utility a vergence approach is stressed. FEATURES: *3 complete practice exams totaling 122 questions *200+ end-of-chapter self-assessment problems with detailed worked-out solutions*Full-color figures and clinical highlights*Learning Objectives appear at the beginning of each chapter*Color highlighted summaries sample problems and tables*Summary and list of formulas appear at the end of each chapter*NEW CHAPTER on lens thickness; and prism coverage has been expanded to include vertical imbalance*In-depth coverage of geometrical and visual optics spans the full spectrum of topics from refraction at spherical surfaces to thin and thick lenses to depth of field ametropia magnification retinal image size and reflection*Primary emphasis is on core concepts with a minimum of formulas and superfluous mathematics Contraportada Like his popular book Visual Perception: A Clinical Orientation Dr. Schwartz offers a foundational optics text for eye care professionals in training and those seeking a concise review. Dr. Schwartz's contributions to our collective success remain unmatched. -- Jeff Rabin Optometry and Vision Science reviewing an earlier edition. Biografía del autor Steven H. Schwartz OD PhD is Director of Institutional Research and Planning at State University of New York State College of Optometry where he also serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Vision Sciences. His other work Visual Perception: A Clinical Orientation is considered one of the field's cornerstone texts.