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Low Vision Principles and Practice


Dr Christine Dickinson BSc PhD MCOptom
Senior Lecturer, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, UMIST, UK

Published by Butterworth Heinemann

338 pages

This book gives both student and practising optometrist a comprehensive review of the optometrist’s work with the visually impaired. It will be of interest to dispensing opticians, orthoptists and all health care professionals involved in the care of low vision patients.

  • Details the theoretical background to aids used and strategies employed
  • Contains a wealth of practical advice
  • Explains how the optometrist works with other health care professionals to provide complete care
  • Is organised for the quick and easy access of information
  • Has sections on: definition of conditions and their causes, magnification and other strategies for improving performance, clinical procedures used in assessment of vision and the prescribing of low vision aids

Essential reading for the following ABDO College course:

  • Low Vision Honours
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