Low Vision - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780750622622

Low Vision

4th Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: Christine Dickinson
Paperback ISBN: 9780750622622
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 21st October 1998
Page Count: 352
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Description

This book gives both the practising optometrist and student a comprehensive review of the scope of the optometrist's work with the visually impaired.

Table of Contents

What is low vision?; Incidence and causes; Measuring visual performance; The multi disciplinary team in low vision care; Magnification; Increasing object size; Decreasing viewing distance; Real image magnification; Telescopic magnification; Non optical aids; Illumination and lighting; Aids for peripheral field loss; Special techniques; Sensory substitution; Environmental modification and building design; The initial assessment; The examination routine; Prescribing magnification; Training patients in the use of magnifiers; Are low vision aids successful?; The place of low vision in optometric practice

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750622622

About the Author

Christine Dickinson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Manchester, UK