This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The area of low vision is of mutual interest and concern for optometrists and ophthalmologists. Low Vision Care has been written by two optometrists on the faculty of the school of optometry at the University of California. The book is divided into 16 major chapters concerning various areas of low vision and is written in outline form rather than in paragraph narrative. The introductory chapter presents the definition of low vision and its historical background. It stresses the importance of integrating patients with visual problems into the sighted population and states that the primary desire of the low-vision patient is to be able to read. This chapter also points out that nearly 40% of the patients who are evaluated for low vision receive near-vision spectacles. The second chapter deals with an attempt to identify the "successful" low-vision patient and tries to separate the "good" prognostic factors from the "poor" prognostic
Archives of Ophthalmology – American Medical Association
Published: Dec 1, 1986
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