Health Reference: Eye Care Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815335
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815339
  • DDC: 617.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This new fifth edition provides updated information about common vision and eye-related problems and their diagnosis and treatment. This resource also includes 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.
Preface.
Eye and Eye Care Basics.
1: How the Eyes Work.
2: Maintaining Eye Health.
3: Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture.
4: What You Need to Know about Eye Exams.
5: Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems.
6: Talking to Your Eye Care Doctor.
7: Pediatric Vision Concerns.
8: Adult Vision Concerns.
9: Current Vision Research.
Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders.
10: Refractive Disorders.
11: Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders.
12: Eyeglasses.
13: Contact Lenses.
14: Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery.
15: Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery.
16: Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery.
17: Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Iris, and Pupil.
18: The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview.
19: Cataract.
20: Corneal Transplant.
21: Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea.
22: Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
23: Other Macular Disorders.
24: Glaucoma.
25: Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve.
26: Disorders of the Retina.
27: Disorders of the Vitreous.
28: Disorders of the Uvea.
Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures.
29: Eye Injury Prevention.
30: Protecting Eyes from Workplace Injuries.
31: Protecting Eyes from Sports Injuries.
32: Eye Injuries.
33: Eyelid Disorders.
34: Disorders of the Tear Duct.
35: Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision.
36: Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision.
37: Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision.
38: Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision.
39: Fungal Infections Affecting Vision.
40: Stroke and Vision Loss.
41: Traumatic Brain Injury and Vision Loss.
42: Diabetes and Eye Problems.
43: Other Disorders with Eye-Related Complications.
Living with Low Vision.
44: Defining Vision Impairment.
45: Tips for People with Low Vision.
46: Home Modifications for People with Low Vision.
47: Independence and Mobility for People with Low Vision.
48: Low Vision and the Workplace.
49: Social Security If You're Blind or Have Low Vision.
Additional Help and Information.
50: Vision Health Initiative (VHI).
51: Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders.
52: Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table Of Contents.
Preface.
Eye and Eye Care Basics.
1: How the Eyes Work.
2: Maintaining Eye Health.
3: Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture.
4: What You Need to Know about Eye Exams.
5: Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems.
6: Talking to Your Eye Care Doctor.
7: Pediatric Vision Concerns.
8: Adult Vision Concerns.
9: Current Vision Research.
Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders.
10: Refractive Disorders.
11: Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders.
12: Eyeglasses.
13: Contact Lenses.
14: Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery.
15: Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery.
16: Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery.
17: Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Iris, and Pupil.
18: The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview.
19: Cataract.
20: Corneal Transplant.
21: Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea.
22: Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
23: Other Macular Disorders.
24: Glaucoma.
25: Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve.
26: Disorders of the Retina.
27: Disorders of the Vitreous.
28: Disorders of the Uvea.
Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures.
29: Eye Injury Prevention.
30: Protecting Eyes from Workplace Injuries.
31: Protecting Eyes from Sports Injuries.
32: Eye Injuries.
33: Eyelid Disorders.
34: Disorders of the Tear Duct.
35: Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision.
36: Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision.
37: Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision.
38: Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision.
39: Fungal Infections Affecting Vision.
40: Stroke and Vision Loss.
41: Traumatic Brain Injury and Vision Loss.
42: Diabetes and Eye Problems.
43: Other Disorders with Eye-Related Complications.
Living with Low Vision.
44: Defining Vision Impairment.
45: Tips for People with Low Vision.
46: Home Modifications for People with Low Vision.
47: Independence and Mobility for People with Low Vision.
48: Low Vision and the Workplace.
49: Social Security If You're Blind or Have Low Vision.
Additional Help and Information.
50: Vision Health Initiative (VHI).
51: Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders.
52: Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss.
Index.