Dispensing Optics Essentials


By: Dr. Rajib Mandal, Prof. (Dr) Debapriya Mukhopadhyay

ISBN: 9789358386172

Price: 900/-

Page: 218

Category: EDUCATION / General

Delivery Time: 7-9 Days



Welcome to “Dispensing Optics Essentials: From Theory to Practice.” It is designed as a comprehensive guide for both aspiring opticians and optometry professionals, offering a bridge between the theoretical foundations and the practical applications of dispensing optics.
In the fast-paced world of eye care management, the role of eye care professionals is pivotal. They are not only responsible for helping individuals achieve a clear and comfortable vision but also for enhancing their quality of life. Whether you are a student beginning your journey in the world of optics or an experienced eye care professional looking to refresh your knowledge and skills, this book is tailored to meet your needs.
The goal in writing this book is to provide you with a deep understanding of dispensing optics, from the fundamental needs of patients or customers in terms of vision to the intricacies of fitting and dispensing eyewear.
This book is a comprehensive resource meticulously crafted to align with the syllabus requirements and the practical needs of opticians and eye care professionals.
The chapters in “Dispensing Optics Essentials” are structured to mirror the syllabus you’re following:
Components of Spectacle Prescription: We start with the fundamental elements of a spectacle prescription, ensuring that you grasp the terminology and principles crucial for precise dispensing. Frame Selection: Learn how to guide your patients in selecting frames that not only enhance their vision but also reflect their style and personality. Measuring the Inter Pupillary Distance: Delving into the intricacies of accurately measuring the inter pupillary distance accurately, is a critical step in providing optimal visual correction. Lens & Frame Markings: Understand the significance of lens and frame markings, and decipher the codes that are essential for lens selection and fitting. Recording and Ordering of Lenses: Master the art of recording and ordering lenses, ensuring a seamless transition from prescription to a perfectly fitted pair of eyeglasses. Neutralization: Explore the crucial process of lens neutralization, where theory meets practicality in achieving precise vision correction. Faults in Spectacles: Learn to identify and rectify common faults in spectacles, ensuring that patients experience optimal comfort and clarity. Final Checking & Dispensing of Spectacles to Customers: Discover the meticulous steps involved in the final checking and dispensing of spectacles, leaving no room for errors. Spectacle Repairs: Gain the skills to perform minor spectacle repairs, demonstrating your commitment to customer satisfaction and aftercare. Special Types of Spectacle Frames: Explore the world of special frames, from sports eyewear to designer fashion, and understand how to cater to unique customer preferences.
We hope that “Dispensing Optics Essentials: From Theory to Practice” becomes your trusted companion, guiding you through your studies and supporting you as you apply your expertise in the field of dispensing optics.
Thank you for choosing this book as your gateway to mastering the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel as an optician. We are excited to join you on this educational journey, and we believe that the insights and techniques you gain will increase your professional competence and the quality of eye care you provide to your patients and customers.


Dr. Rajib Mandal, an esteemed author and expert in the field of optometry. With a remarkable career as a dedicated optometrist, Dr. Mandal currently serves as the Associate Professor and Principal at the prestigious Netra Jyothi College of Para Medical Sciences in Udupi. His extensive educational background, including a Ph.D., a Master’s degree in Optometry, a Diploma in Pediatric Optometry, and Postgraduate Diploma in Low Vision Rehabilitation, Diploma in Community medicine, showcases his commitment to advancing the field.

Dr. Mandal’s passion for Optometry and his wealth of experience have not only made him a distinguished educator but also a respected authority in the field. His contributions to the world of optometry extend beyond his teaching role, as he has authored numerous insightful books that serve as invaluable resources for both students and practitioners in the optometry community. Dr. Mandal’s work continues to shape the future of Optometry, making him a sought-after author and educator in the field.

Prof. Dr. Debapriya Mukhopadhyay, M.Optom, OD, MBA, PhD, MIOA, MWCO, MAOA, MAAO, is a distinguished leader in global health and education. With expertise spanning optometry, business administration, and leadership, he is renowned for his innovative contributions to various national and multinational organizations.

Trained at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), Prof. Mukhopadhyay excels in strategic decision-making and organizational dynamics. His passion for addressing health challenges led him to specialize in areas such as Attention & Autism and assisting adolescent children with Dyslexia.

Certified in Teacher Training & Educational Leadership and Blended & Hybrid Learning Design, he is committed to enhancing education. His research on global disability, glaucoma, and diabetes, conducted at institutions like LSHTM, demonstrates his dedication to evidence-based practice.

His is having affiliations with many national and international prestigious institutions with different designations like, Global Health Cluster – WHO, Attention & Autism – University of Birmingham, Adolescent kids with Dyslexia – Central Queensland University, Teacher Training & educational leadership – Coventry University, Brain Health – The University of Edinburgh, Blended & Hybrid Learning Design in higher education – The University of Nottingham, Strategic Leadership & Management – Illinois University, Essentials of Global Health – Yale University, Strategic Management & Innovation – Copenhagen Business School.

He also serves as a certified peer reviewer for Elsevier, ensuring the quality of scholarly publications.



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