Low Vision Manual

Low Vision Manual

Edited by Jonathan Jackson, PhD, Ophthalmology & Vision Science, Queen's University Belfast, UK; and James Wolffsohn, BSc, PhD, MCOptom, Senior Lecturer, Neurosciences Research Institute, Aston University, Birmingham, UK


Ophthalmology for low vision
Epidemiology of low vision
Visual impairment in the young
Visual impairment in the working age person
Visual impairment in the elderly
Low vision assessment
The psychology of low vision
Refracting the low-vision patient
The assessment of visual function
The assessment of functional vision
Low vision hardware
Magnification
Hand magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
Stand magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
Spectacle magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
Telescopes magnifiers - advantages and disadvantages
Electronic vision enhancement systems
Non-optical and sensorial aids
Low vision rehabilitation
Rehabilitation services
Low-vision therapy
Functional visual loss
Rehabilitation: a multidisciplinary approach