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Title:
Fact and fiction of healthy vision : eye care for adults and children
Author:
Kitchen, Clyde K., 1933-
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xiv, 189 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Series foreword / Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- basics -- Anatomy : eye structure and function -- Eye development and congenital eye problems -- Congenital eye problems -- Vision testing and problem treatment -- Use of dilating eye drops -- Examination of the eyes -- Eye glasses (spectacles) and contact lenses -- Contact lenses -- Visual acuity -- Common eye problems -- Everyday maladies -- red eye -- Foreign body sensation ("Something in the eye") -- Herpetic ocular disease -- Lacrimal disorders -- Spots in vision -- Lumps and bumps of the eyes -- Eyelid disorders -- Itchy eyes -- Strabismus (cross-eyed and wall-eyed) -- Age-related eye problems (Getting old ain't for sissies) -- Presbyopia -- Choices of bifocals, trifocals, etc. -- Contact lenses as an alternative in presbyopia -- Cataracts -- Glaucoma -- Macular degeneration -- Special considerations -- Visual aids -- Diabetes -- Neurologic conditions affecting vision -- Causes of sudden vision loss -- Other neurologial problems --

History and current developments in refractive surgery -- Refractive surgery history -- Types of refractive surgery -- Presbyopia surgery -- Some unusual eye problems and eye injuries -- Eye problems -- Eye injuries -- Things to know about eye surgery -- Cataract surgery -- Glaucoma surgery -- Retinal detachment surgery -- Strabismus surgery -- Corneal transplant -- Enucleation -- Consumer information -- Definitions of caregivers -- Caregivers -- More things you need to know -- Common eye drop medications -- Who pays and how -- Eye care - the way it was and the way it will be -- Origin of the ophthalmologist -- origin of an optometrist -- Interaction of ophthalmology and optometry -- way things can be (as I see it) -- Glossary -- Index.
ISBN:
9780275993450
Format :
Book

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