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Oxford University Press Inc
11 May 2000
This comprehensive reference source is a state-of-the-art guide to the scientific, clinical, rehabilitative, and policy aspects of vision impairment and blindness. More than 100 original contributions from physicians, therapists, rehabilitation specialists, and policy makers cover everything from the basic science of vision and its diseases to assistive technologies, treatment, and care.
Edited by:   Barbara Silverstone (President President the Lighthouse), Bruce Rosenthal, Mary Ann Lang (Director, Director, the Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Child Development), Mary Ann Lang (Director, The Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Child Development, USA)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 291mm,  Width: 230mm,  Spine: 114mm
Weight:   4.893kg
ISBN:   9780195094893
ISBN 10:   0195094891
Pages:   2076
Publication Date:   11 May 2000
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for The Lighthouse Handbook on Vision Impairment and Vision Rehabilitation: Two-volume set

...will serve as a handy reference guide....These articles are thorough and well written...a great addition to the field of vision rehabilitation and will serve as an excellent resource for anyone seeking information about visual impairments, or vision rehabilitation techniques. --Large Print Reviews The most extensive book available on low vision. The most positive aspect of this handbook is the timely recognition of the importance, magnitude, and social and economic implications of visual impairment around the world. --anadian J Opthalmol, vol. 36, no 1, 2001 ..represents a triumph of coordination and leadership. It aims to provide a comprehensive look at the state of the art and science of low vision and succeeds in doing so....anyone working in the field of vision rehabiliattion will want to have a copy of this two-volume set. --Optometry and Vision Science Within these volumes is the information needed for any reader to learn what we do know in the field of vision rehabilitation. The handbook is an extremely valuable reference book for students and professionals ...It is a resource that will likely be referred to again and again ... --Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care This broad-ranging reference is highly recommended for all medical school, hospital, optometry, and rehabilitation libraries. --Library Journal A useful, informative research tool for students, professionals, and practitioners in ophthalmology and optometry; recommended for research institutions and medical libraries. --Choice No other text in the field of vision rehabilitation matches the depth and breadth of information compiled here. The quality and quantity of information is outstanding and the editors and contributors are leading experts in their respective fields of vision rehabilitation. -- oody's

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