Cataract - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750603690

Cataract

1st Edition

Detection, Measurement and Management in Optometric Practice

Authors: William Douthwaite Mark Hurst
Paperback ISBN: 9780750603690
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th December 1993

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:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1994
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750603690

About the Author

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

Reviews

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.