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Cataract

Detection, Measurement and Management in Optometric Practice

Cataract affects at least fifty million people worldwide. Conventional methods of correction have always been thick spectacles and surgery. With the current changes in the approach to cataract treatment, the optometrist's role in the early detection and management of cataract is crucial.

Paperback,

Published: December 1993

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-0369-0

Contents

  • Introduction; Biochemistry; Cataract types; Signs, symptoms and patient management; New techniques; Assessment of neural function behind cataract; The ophthalmologists point of view; Correction of aphakia by spectacle lenses, contact lenses, intraocular implants; The medical treatment of cataract.

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