Low Vision Manual book cover

Low Vision Manual

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Published: November 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-1815-1

Contents

  • Ophthalmology for low vision
    Epidemiology of low vision
    Visual impairment in the young
    Visual impairment in the working age person
    Visual impairment in the elderly
    Low vision assessment
    The psychology of low vision
    Refracting the low-vision patient
    The assessment of visual function
    The assessment of functional vision
    Low vision hardware
    Magnification
    Hand magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
    Stand magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
    Spectacle magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
    Telescopes magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
    Electronic vision enhancement systems
    Non-optical and sensorial aids
    Low vision rehabilitation
    Rehabilitation services
    Low-vision therapy
    Functional visual loss
    Rehabilitation: a multidisciplinary approach

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