Eye Care Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Sandra Judd
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812298
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812291
  • DDC: 617.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about vision and disorders affecting the eyes and surrounding structures, including facts about hyperopia, myopia, presbyopia, astigmatism, cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and other disorders of the cornea, retina, macula, conjunctiva, and optic nerve; along with guidelines for recognizing and treating eye emergencies, advice about protecting the eyes at work, home, and play, tips for living with low vision, a glossary of terms related to the eyes and eye disorders, and a directory of resources for further information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Eye and Eye Care Basics.
2: How the Eyes Work.
3: Maintaining Eye Health.
4: Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture.
5: What You Should Know about Regular Eye Exams.
6: Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems.
7: Working with Your Eye Care Doctor.
8: Pediatric Vision Concerns.
9: Adult Vision Concerns.
10: Current Vision Research.
11: Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders.
12: Refractive Disorders.
13: Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders.
14: Eyeglasses.
15: Contact Lenses.
16: Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery.
17: Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery.
18: Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery.
19: Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
20: Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Iris, and Pupil.
21: The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview.
22: Cataract.
23: Other Corneal Disorders.
24: Corneal Transplant.
25: Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil.
26: Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea.
27: Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
28: Other Macular Disorders.
29: Glaucoma.
30: Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve.
31: Disorders of the Retina.
32: Disorders of the Vitreous.
33: Disorders of the Uvea.
34: Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures.
35: Eye Emergencies.
36: Preventing Eye Injuries.
37: Protective Equipment for Eyes at Risk.
38: Eye Injuries.
39: Eyelid Disorders.
40: Disorders of the Tear Duct.
41: Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision.
42: Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision.
43: Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision.
44: Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision.
45: Strokes and Vision Loss.
46: Traumatic Brain Injury and Vision Loss.
47: Other Disorders with Eye-Related Complications.
48: Living with Low Vision.
49: Defining Vision Impairment.
50: Tips for People with Low Vision.
51: Home Modifications for People with Low Vision.
52: Independence and Mobility for People with Low Vision.
53: Low Vision and Employment.
54: Additional Help and Information.
55: Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders.
56: Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss.