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LOW VISION‚ Principles and Management

LOW VISION- Principles and Management-9780323876346
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Providing an ideal balance of theory and practice, Low Vision: Principles and Management covers all aspects of providing effective eye care to individuals with visual impairment. This concise yet comprehensive resource covers everything from theoretical background to current rehabilitative aids and low vision treatment strategies-all while adopting a practical approach to vision care. It brings practising eye care professionals and students fully up to date with current optical and electronic devices and how they are used in everyday practice, as well as evidence-based vision rehabilitation guidelines.

Features comprehensive guidance on visual rehabilitation for acuity loss and visual field loss.

Describes a wealth of practical advice and real-world case scenarios to help guide your day-to-day patient interactions as well as your most challenging situations.

Covers hot topics, including the link between mental health and low vision, assistive technologies, measures of quality of life and other outcome measures, WHO classifications of visual impairment, and best practices for auditing and commissioning vision services.

Contains over 200 diagrams, illustrations, and patient photos to aid in visual understanding.

Explains how eye care professionals can work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide complete care.

An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Part I: Defining Low Vision
Chapter 1: Different Definitions and Their Context
Chapter 2: Prevalence and Causes of Low Vision
Chapter 3: Clinical Measures of Visual Performance
Chapter 4: Functional Measures of Visual Impairment
Part II: Magnification as a Strategy for Improving Visual Performance
Chapter 5: Magnification
Chapter 6: Increasing Object Size
Chapter 7: Decreasing Viewing Distance
Chapter 8: Transverse Magnification
Chapter 9: Angular Magnification
Part III: Other Methods for Visual Rehabilitation
Chapter 10: Contrast and Glare
Chapter 11: Illumination and Lighting
Chapter 12: Aids for Peripheral Field Vision Loss
Chapter 13: Special Training Techniques for Field Loss
Chapter 14: Rehabilitation Techniques for Nystagmus
Chapter 15: Sensory Substitution
Chapter 16: Inclusive and Universal Design
Part IV: Clinical Procedures
Chapter 17: The Initial Assessment
Chapter 18: The Examination Routine
Chapter 19: Prescribing Magnification
Chapter 20: Training Patients in the Use of Magnifiers
Chapter 21: Evaluating Low Vision Services
Chapter 22: The Place of Low Vision in Optometric Practice
Appendices (online only)

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