Health Reference Series: Eye Care Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1794-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Eye Care Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides information about common vision and eye-related problems and how they are diagnosed and treated.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Eye and Eye-Care Basics
  • Chapter 1—How the Eyes Work
  • Chapter 2—Keep an Eye on Your Vision Health
  • Chapter 3—Maintaining Eye Health
  • Chapter 4—Vision Disorders: A Statistical Picture
  • Chapter 5—Screening and Diagnostic Tests for Vision and Other Eye-Related Problems
  • Chapter 6—Working with Your Eye-Care Doctor
  • Chapter 7—Pediatric Vision Concerns
  • Chapter 8—Adult Vision Concerns
  • Part 2. Understanding and Treating Refractive, Eye Movement, and Alignment Disorders
  • Chapter 9—Refractive Disorders
  • Chapter 10—Eye Movement and Alignment Disorders
  • Chapter 11—Eyeglasses
  • Chapter 12—Contact Lenses
  • Chapter 13—Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Surgery
  • Chapter 14—Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Eye Surgery
  • Chapter 15—Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (LASEK) Surgery
  • Chapter 16—Phakic Intraocular Lenses
  • Part 3. Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Cornea, Conjunctiva, Sclera, Lens, Iris, and Pupil
  • Chapter 17—The Cornea and Corneal Disease: An Overview
  • Chapter 18—Corneal Injury
  • Chapter 19—Keratitis
  • Chapter 20—Corneal Dystrophies
  • Chapter 21—Other Types of Corneal Disease
  • Chapter 22—Corneal Transplant
  • Chapter 23—Cataracts
  • Chapter 24—Disorders of the Conjunctiva, Sclera, and Pupil
  • Part 4. Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Macula, Optic Nerve, Retina, Vitreous, and Uvea
  • Chapter 25—Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Chapter 26—Other Macular Disorders
  • Chapter 27—Glaucoma
  • Chapter 28—Other Disorders of the Optic Nerve
  • Chapter 29—Disorders of the Retina
  • Chapter 30—Disorders of the Vitreous
  • Chapter 31—Disorders of the Uvea
  • Part 5. Eye Injuries and Disorders of the Surrounding Structures
  • Chapter 32—Eye Injuries
  • Chapter 33—Eye Injury Prevention
  • Chapter 34—Workplace Eye Safety
  • Chapter 35—Protecting Eyes from Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 36—Eyelid Disorders
  • Chapter 37—Disorders of the Tear Duct
  • Chapter 38—Computer Vision Syndrome
  • Part 6. Congenital and Other Disorders That Affect Vision
  • Chapter 39—Hereditary Disorders Affecting Vision
  • Chapter 40—Other Congenital Disorders Affecting Vision
  • Chapter 41—Infectious Diseases Affecting Vision
  • Chapter 42—Fungal Infections Affecting Vision
  • Chapter 43—Stroke and Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 44—Diabetes and Eye Problems
  • Chapter 45—Other Disorders with Eye-Related Complications
  • Part 7. Vision Impairment Rehabilitation and Recent Research
  • Chapter 46—Defining Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 47—Vision Rehabilitation—An Overview
  • Chapter 48—Vision Impairment and Related Functional Limitations
  • Chapter 49—Vision Impairment and Dealing with Associated Mental-Health Issues
  • Chapter 50—Goals of Vision Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 51—Essential Skills for Everyday Living with Vision Impairment
  • Chapter 52—Safety Tips for Persons with Low Vision
  • Chapter 53—Braille Services for Visually Impaired
  • Chapter 54—Guide Animals and Mobility Aids
  • Chapter 55—Harnessing New Technologies for Assisting People with Visual Impairment
  • Chapter 56—Driving When You Have Macular Degeneration
  • Chapter 57—Education for Children with Vision Impairment through IDEA
  • Chapter 58—Blindness and Vision Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Chapter 59—Social Security If You Are Blind or Have Low Vision
  • Chapter 60—Current Vision Research
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 61—Glossary of Terms Related to Eyes and Eye Disorders
  • Chapter 62—Directory of Resources Related to Eye Disorders and Vision Loss