Health Reference Series: Eye Care Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1532-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and disorders and the prevention of eye injuries, along with tips for coping with low vision.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Eye and Eye Care Basics
  • Chapter 1—How the Eyes Work.
  • Chapter 2—Maintaining Eye Health
  • Section 2.1—Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes.
  • Section 2.2—Supplements and Protection against Eye Diseases.
  • Section 2.3—Smoking and Eye Health
  • Section 2.4—Safe Use of Cosmetics
  • Chapter 3—Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture.
  • Section 3.1—Fast Facts about Vision Disorders.
  • Section 3.2—Vision Loss: A Public Health Problem.
  • Chapter 4—What You Need to Know about Eye Exams.
  • Chapter 5—Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems.
  • Section 5.1—Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam.
  • Section 5.2—Common Vision Tests
  • Chapter 6 — Talking to Your Eye Care Doctor
  • Chapter 7— Pediatric Vision Concerns.
  • Chapter 8 — Adult Vision Concerns.
  • Section 8.1—Common Vision Problems in Adults.
  • Section 8.2—Normal Changes in the Aging Eye and Their Symptoms.
  • Section 8.3 — Age-Related Eye Diseases and Conditions
  • Section 8.4—Vision Concerns in Pregnancy.
  • Chapter 9 — Current Vision Research.
  • Section 9.1—Visual Impairment, Blindness Cases Expected to Double.
  • Section 9.2—Use It or Lose It: Visual Activity Regenerates Neural Connections between Eye and Brain.
  • Part Two: Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders
  • Chapter 10—Refractive Disorders.
  • Section 10.1—Facts about Refractive Errors
  • Section 10.2—Astigmatism.
  • Section 10.3—Hyperopia
  • Section 10.4-Myopia.
  • Section 10.5—Presbyopia.
  • Chapter 11—Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders.
  • Section 11.1—Amblyopia.
  • Section 11.2—Brown Syndrome
  • Section 11.3—Nystagmus.
  • Section 11.4—Strabismus (Crossed Eyes).
  • Chapter 12—Eyeglasses.
  • Section 12.1—How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription
  • Section 12.2—Types of Eyeglasses
  • Section 12.3—Fitting Glasses for Children.
  • Section 12.4—Using Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes.
  • Chapter 13—Contact Lenses
  • Section 13.1—Types of Contact Lenses.
  • Section 13.2—Contact Lens Risks.
  • Section 13.3—Proper Care of Contact Lenses.
  • Section 13.4—Contact Lens Care Systems and Solutions.
  • Section 13.5—Things to Know about Decorative Contact Lenses.
  • Section 13.6—Contact Lenses for Children.
  • Chapter 14—Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery
  • Section 14.1-LASIK The Basics.
  • Section 14.2-Risks in LASIK.
  • Section 14.3-LASIK Surgery Checklist
  • Section 14.4—What to Expect before, during, and after LASIK Surgery.
  • Section 14.5-LASIK FAQs.
  • Chapter 15—Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery.
  • Chapter 16—Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery.
  • Chapter 17—Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
  • Section 17.1—Phakic Lenses Basics.
  • Section 17.2—Are Phakic Lenses for You?
  • Section 17.3-The Risks of Phakic Lenses
  • Section 17.4—Phakic Lens Implantation Surgery—What to Expect
  • Part Three: Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Iris, and Pupil
  • Chapter 18—The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview
  • Chapter 19-Cataract.
  • Chapter 20—Corneal Transplant.
  • Chapter 21—Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil
  • Section 21.1—Conjunctivitis.
  • Section 21.2-Dry Eye.
  • Section 21.3-Peters Anomaly.
  • Section 21.4—Leukocoria
  • Part Four: Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea
  • Chapter 22—Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Chapter 23—Other Macular Disorders.
  • Section 23.1-Macular Hole.
  • Section 23.2-Macular Pucker.
  • Chapter 24—Glaucoma
  • Chapter 25—Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve
  • Section 25.1—Neuromyelitis Optica.
  • Section 25.2—Optic Nerve Drusen
  • Section 25.3—Optic Nerve Hypoplasia.
  • Section 25.4-Optic Neuritis
  • Chapter 26—Disorders of the Retina.
  • Section 26.1—Retinal Detachment
  • Section 26.2—Retinitis Pigmentosa.
  • Section 26.3—Retinoblastoma.
  • Section 26.4—Retinopathy of Prematurity.
  • Section 26.5—X-Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis.
  • Chapter 27—Disorders of the Vitreous.
  • Section 27.1-Floaters.
  • Section 27.2—Posterior Vitreous Detachment.
  • Chapter 28—Disorders of the Uvea.
  • Section 28.1-Uveal Coloboma
  • Section 28.2-Uveal Melanoma.
  • Section 28.3-Uveitis
  • Section 28.4—Choroideremia
  • Part Five: Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures
  • Chapter 29—Eye Injury Prevention
  • Chapter 30—Protecting Eyes from Workplace Injuries
  • Section 30.1—Workplace Eye Injuries and Diseases.
  • Section 30.2—Preventing Eye Injuries in the Workplace
  • Section 30.3—Eye Protection for Infection Control
  • Chapter 31—Protecting Eyes from Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 32-Eye Injuries.
  • Section 32.1-Black Eye.
  • Section 32.2-Blowout Fracture.
  • Section 32.3-Chemical Eye Burns.
  • Section 32.4—Foreign Objects in the Eye.
  • Chapter 33-Eyelid Disorders
  • Section 33.1-Blepharitis
  • Section 33.2—Benign Essential Blepharospasm.
  • Section 33.3—Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, and Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome (BPES)
  • Chapter 34—Disorders of the Tear Duct.
  • Section 34.1-Blocked Tear Duct (Dacryostenosis)
  • Section 34.2—Dacryocystitis.
  • Chapter 35—Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).
  • Part Six: Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision
  • Chapter 36—Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision.
  • Section 36.1—Achromatopsia
  • Section 36.2 — Alström Syndrome
  • Section 36.3—Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome.
  • Section 36.4 — Bardet-Biedl Syndrome.
  • Section 36.5 — Coloboma
  • Section 36.6 — Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy.
  • Section 36.7 — Ocular Albinism.
  • Section 36.8 — Stargardt Macular Degeneration
  • Section 36.9—Usher Syndrome
  • Section 36.10—Wagener Syndrome.
  • Chapter 37—Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision
  • Section 37.1 —Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia
  • Section 37.2—Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy.
  • Section 37.3—Congenital Stationary Night Blindness
  • Section 37.4-Color Blindness.
  • Section 37.5—Down Syndrome
  • Section 37.6—Duane Syndrome.
  • Section 37.7—Gillespie Syndrome.
  • Section 37.8—Horner Syndrome
  • Section 37.9-WAGR Syndrome.
  • Chapter 38—Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision.
  • Section 38.1—Acanthamoeba Keratitis.
  • Section 38.2—Bacterial Keratitis.
  • Section 38.3-Fungal Keratitis.
  • Section 38.4-HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus) Keratitis.
  • Section 38.5—Histoplasmosis.
  • Section 38.6—Toxoplasmosis
  • Section 38.7-Trachoma.
  • Chapter 39—Fungal Infections Affecting Vision.
  • Chapter 40—Stroke and Vision Loss.
  • Chapter 41—Traumatic Brain Injury and Vision Loss
  • Chapter 42—Diabetes and Eye Problems
  • Section 42.1—Diabetic Eye Disease.
  • Section 42.2-Stay on TRACK to Prevent Blindness from Diabetes.
  • Section 42.3—Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Chapter 43—Other Disorders with Eye-Related Complications.
  • Section 43.1—Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
  • Section 43.2—Adie Syndrome.
  • Section 43.3—Behçet Disease.
  • Section 43.4—Graves Disease.
  • Section 43.5—Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.
  • Section 43.6-Multiple Sclerosis
  • Section 43.7—Ocular Rosacea.
  • Part Seven: Living with Low Vision
  • Chapter 44—Defining Vision Impairment.
  • Section 44.1—What Is Low Vision?.
  • Section 44.2-What Is Legal Blindness?
  • Chapter 45—Tips for People with Low Vision.
  • Section 45.1—Devices to Help Low Vision
  • Section 45.2—Everyday Fitness for People with Low Vision
  • Chapter 46—Home Modifications for People with Low Vision.
  • Chapter 47—Independence and Mobility for People with Low Vision.
  • Chapter 48—Low Vision and the Workplace.
  • Chapter 49—Social Security If You're Blind or Have Low Vision
  • Part Eight: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 50—Vision Health Initiative (VHI).
  • Chapter 51—Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders.
  • Chapter 52—Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss.