Cataract

1st Edition

Detection, Measurement and Management in Optometric Practice

Authors:

  • William Douthwaite
  • Mark Hurst
    • Print ISBN 9780750603690

    Description

    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.

    Table of 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.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1994
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750603690

    About the authors

    William Douthwaite

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Optometry, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

    Mark Hurst

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Optometry, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK