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Table of Contents.
Eye and Eye-Care Basics.
1: How the Eyes Work.
2: Keep an Eye on Your Vision Health.
3: Maintaining Eye Health.
4: Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture.
5: Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems.
6: Working with Your Eye-Care Doctor.
7: Pediatric Vision Concerns.
8: Adult Vision Concerns.
Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders.
9: Refractive Disorders.
10: Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders.
12: Contact Lenses.
13: Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery.
14: Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery.
15: Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery.
16: Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Lens, Iris, and Pupil.
17: The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview.
18: Corneal Injury.
20: Corneal Dystrophies.
21: Other Types of Corneal Disease.
22: Corneal Transplant.
24: Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil.
Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea.
25: Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
26: Other Macular Disorders.
28: Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve.
29: Disorders of the Retina.
30: Disorders of the Vitreous.
31: Disorders of the Uvea.
Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures.
32: Eye Injuries.
33: Eye Injury Prevention.
34: Workplace Eye Safety.
35: Protecting Eyes from Sports Injuries.
36: Eyelid Disorders.
37: Disorders of the Tear Duct.
38: Computer Vision Syndrome.
Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision.
39: Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision.
40: Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision.
41: Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision.
42: Fungal Infections Affecting Vision.
43: Stroke and Vision Impairment.
44: Diabetes and Eye Problems.
45: Disorders with Eye-Related Complications.
Vision Impairment Rehabilitation and Recent Research.
46: Defining Vision Impairment.
47: Vision Rehabilitation—an Overview.
48: Vision Impairment and Related Functional Limitations.
49: Vision Impairment and Dealing with Associated Mental-Health Issues.
50: Goals of Vision Rehabilitation.
51: Essential Skills for Everyday Living with Vision Impairment.
52: Safety Tips for Persons with Low Vision.
53: Braille Services for Visually Impaired.
54: Guide Animals and Mobility Aids.
55: Harnessing New Technologies for Assisting People with Visual Impairment.
56: Driving When You Have Macular Degeneration.
57: Education for Children with Vision Impairment through IDEA.
58: Blindness and Vision Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
59: Social Security If You Are Blind or Have Low Vision.
60: Current Vision Research.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders.
Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss.