Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding Disability and Visual Impairment.
1: Impairment, Activity Limitation, and Participation Restriction.
2: What Is Vision Disability?.
3: Data and Statistics on Blindness and Low Vision.
4: Common Types of Visual Impairment.
Conditions Leading to Visual Impairment.
7: Congenital Causes of Blindness.
8: Diabetic Retinopathy.
10: Inherited Retinal Dystrophies.
11: Macular Degeneration.
12: Refractive Disorders.
13: Retinal Detachment.
14: Retinitis Pigmentosa.
15: Retinopathy of Prematurity.
18: Traumatic Brain Injury.
Living with Visual Impairment.
20: Functional Impact of Vision Impairment.
21: Psychology of Vision Impairment.
22: Skills for Everyday Living with Vision Impairment.
Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Disability Support for Vision Impairment.
23: Vision Loss Assessment.
24: Preventing Avoidable Vision Impairment and Blindness.
25: Control of Diabetes for Vision Loss.
26: Treatment Interventions for Vision Loss.
27: Surgical Interventions.
28: Eye Transplants.
29: Amniotic Membrane Grafts.
30: Artificial Vision Systems.
31: Low Vision and Blindness Rehabilitation.
32: Learning Adaptive Independent Living Skills.
33: Orientation and Mobility Training.
34: White Cane—the Primary Mobility Tool.
35: Transportation Guide for People with Vision Impairment.
36: Lighting and Home Modification for Vision Loss.
37: Assistive Devices for Vision Rehabilitation.
38: Reading and Writing with Braille.
39: Benefits and Support Services for Vision Impairment.
40: Access and Rights to Special Education.
41: Disability Employment Rights.
42: Caring for People with Vision Loss.
Research in Ocular Diseases, Optic Disorders, Vision Loss, and Visual Processing Disorders.
43: Vision Health Surveillance.
44: Retinal Disease: Gene Therapy, Angiogenesis, and Stem Cell Regeneration.
45: Advances in Corneal Research.
46: Research in Biomechanics of Lens and Cataract Formation.
47: New Frontiers in Glaucoma and Optic Neuropathy Treatments.
48: Clinical Advances and Emerging Technologies in Visual Processing Disorders.
Organizations Aiding People with Visual Impairments.