1st Edition

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Editors: Merrick Moseley Alistair Fielder
Paperback ISBN: 9780750646918
eBook ISBN: 9780702038242
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th November 2001
Page Count: 176


A contemporary text, it contains essential information to bring vision-care practitioners totally up to date with the many recent developments in research. Analytical, informative and rigorously edited, the book includes chapters from a group of highly acclaimed international experts specialized in the diverse aspects of amblyopia research. The text provides a long-awaited and unique compilation of data and opinion, draws conclusions and identifies key areas for future research. It reviews the subject from diagnosis to management and provides all the necessary scientific background to this condition.

With its broad appeal, this book will be an essential purchase for all ophthalmologists, optometrists and orthoptists. Indeed it will appeal to all those who are perplexed by amblyopia - whether in terms of appreciating the diversity of research findings or by the management of questions commonly asked in the consulting room.

Table of Contents

Animal studies of amblyopia; Sensory processing of human amblyopia; Functional neuroimaging in amblyopia; Taxonomy and epidemiology of amblyopia; Treatment and evaluation of amblyopia; Amblyopia and disability; Appendix: Transcript of the Novartis Foundation Discussion Meeting "Amblyopia: from Taxonomy to Treatment"


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About the Editor

Merrick Moseley

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Sensorimotor Systems, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

Alistair Fielder

Affiliations and Expertise

The City University, London, UK