Management of Vision Impairment: Low Vision, Vision Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation

by MS Raju

This book indeed places vision impairment in proper perspective for the eye care professionals, the medical education and postgraduates. It adopts and educates on the latest (ICD/WHO adaptation of 2009) terminology and nomenclature. It not only highlights vision impairment as a medical, social and national issue deserving attention of eye care fraternity and society but also gives a road map on how it can be addressed. It is the combined effort of several contributors/authors with proven clinical experience in the field. It includes state-of-the-art terminology, nomenclature and technological applications. During its prepublication news, this book received accolades and now has come out fully meeting the objective of creating awareness. In fact, it gives a road map to deal with the problems and saves the sight of a large number of unfortunate persons afflicted with low vision. It lays equal emphasis on helping and rehabilitating the more unfortunate persons who are unsighted. One of the first benefits of this book is that it can spur introduction of Management of Vision Impairment as a subject at grass roots level in the medical and optometry colleges. Provides pictorial explanations, examples and practical tips and guidelines to make the book useful to the professionals and comprehensible even to lay persons. This book useful for UG and PG Medical Students, Optometrists, Social Science Students, Ophthalmologists, Vision Impairment Clinicians, Social Workers, NGO Administrators, Rehabilitation Therapists, Eye Care Specialists, Technology Providers, Developers and Marketers of Assistive Devices and Assistive Technologies, Agencies Serving Vision Impaired Persons and Senior Citizens, Social Service Organizations and Practitioners Involved in Vision Services and Management, Researchers in the Field of Human Vision.


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