Student Resources: Dispensing & Occupational Optometry

Here are some articles and books we have found for you to assist you in your studies:

  • New British Standard for Mounted Spectacles Optician 2009 (Ronal Rabbetts): DOWNLOAD
  • Rx spectacle lens standards: Do we have what we need? Optician 20122 (Colin Fowler): DOWNLOAD
  • Safety & Protective Eyewear (ABDO): DOWNLOAD
  • Occupational Optometry (Carson): Link here to ABDO Bookshop (excellent book – worth purchasing – Jane)
  • The ultraviolet confusion unravelled Optician (Rabbetts & Taylor) DOWNLOAD
  • European Standards and Markings for Eye and Face Protection: DOWNLOAD
  • Simple Dispensing (CET Article, Optometry Today (Duncan Counter): DOWNLOAD
  • Complex Lens Dispesning (CET Article, Optometry Today) Andrew Keirl, Richard Paye) DOWNLOAD

STUDENTS DISPENSING READING LISTS (College of Optometrists) 

  • Bennett, A.G. 1968 Ophthalmic Lenses Vol.1. Hatton Press. [OP]
  • British Standards Institution 1997 BS EN 1836: Sun glasses and Sun glare filters.
  • British Standards Institution 1989 BS 2738: Part 1: Tolerances on optical properties of mounted spectacle lenses.
  • British Standard Institution 1991 BS EN 150 2738: Part 3: Presentation of Prescriptions.
  • British Standard Institution 1997 BS EN 150 10322-1: Single-vision and multifarcal lens blanks.
  • British Standard Institution 1997 BS EN 150 10322-2: Progressive power lens blanks.
  • British Standard Institution 1997 BS EN 150 8980-1: Single-vision and multiforcal lenses.
  • British Standard Institution 1997 BS EN 150 8980-2: Progressive power lenses.
  • British Standard Institution 1997 BS EN 150 14889: Uncut finished lenses.
  • British Standards Institution 1997 BS 8624: Measuring System for Spectacle Frames.
  • British Standards Institution 1998 BS EN 150 12 870: Spectacle Frames-General Requirements.
  • British Standards Institution 1997 BS EN 150 9456: Making of spectacle frames.
  • British Standards Institution 1991/1994 BS 7394 Part 1 & 2: Complete Spectacles.
  • British Standards Institution BS 3521 Parts 1,2,3: Glossary of Terms Relating to Ophthalmic Lenses and Specta- cle Frames.
  • British Standards Institution 1994 BS EN 166, 167, 168: Personal Eye Protection.
  • British Standards Institution 1985 BS 3062: BSS for Lens Material.
  • Griffiths, A.I. 1994 Practical Dispensing. Association of British Dispensing Opticians.
  • Jalie, M. 1984 (4th ed.) Principles of Ophthalmic Lenses. Association of British Dispensing Opticians. [£41.50]
  • Jalie, M. & Wray, L. 1990 (3rd ed.) Practical Ophthalmic Lenses. Association of British Dispensing Opticians. [£49]
  • Obstfeld, H. 1997 Spectacle Frames and their Dispensing. W.B.Saunders. [£55] Jalie, M. 1999 Ophthalmic Lenses and Dispensing. Butterworth-Heinemann [£55 with CDRom]

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