The Resource Coping with vision loss : maximizing what you can see and do, Bill G. Chapman ; illustrated by George H. Pollock

Coping with vision loss : maximizing what you can see and do, Bill G. Chapman ; illustrated by George H. Pollock

Label
Coping with vision loss : maximizing what you can see and do
Title
Coping with vision loss
Title remainder
maximizing what you can see and do
Statement of responsibility
Bill G. Chapman ; illustrated by George H. Pollock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
617.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RE51
LC item number
.C48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Coping with vision loss : maximizing what you can see and do, Bill G. Chapman ; illustrated by George H. Pollock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-275) and index
Contents
Visual acuity -- Understanding the eye -- How we see -- Eye fatigue and pain -- Emotional issues -- Doctors -- Perks and privileges -- Cataracts -- Diabetic retinopathy -- Glaucoma -- Macular degeneration -- Retinitis pigmentosa -- The first principle: get closer -- Eccentric viewing -- Scanning -- Light -- Contrast enhancement -- Talking appliances and large-print products -- Magnification: make it bigger -- Low-vision aids and their use -- How much magnification? -- Video visual aids -- Elvis [LVES--Low Vision Enhancement System] and Jordy -- Aids for the computer user -- Special aids for field loss -- Aids for driving -- Aids for watching television -- Aids for writing -- Handling money -- Playing cards (and analyzing visual tasks) -- Reading a watch -- A survival kit -- Education -- Driving with telescopic glasses: an introduction -- Driving with telescopic glasses: a training program -- Misconceptions about driving with telescopic glasses -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: an eye test chart -- Appendix B: Sources of help -- Appendix C: instructions for building a light plate -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
45630146
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 282 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780897933162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00054688
Other physical details
ill.

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