2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
3 Clinical Optics
Introduction: Quick-Start Guide to Optics and How to Refract
Part 1: Introductory Optics
The term optics refers to the properties and manipulation of light. In this part of the Quick-Start Guide, we introduce the basic ideas of optics—sufficient to understand the essence of clinical refraction, as presented in Part 2, “How to Refract.” Readers already familiar with this material are welcome to turn immediately to Part 2.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series : Section 3 - Clinical Optics. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.