Visual Development, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient / Edition 1

Visual Development, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient / Edition 1

by Robert H. Duckman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781752884

ISBN-13: 9780781752886

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written by highly experienced clinicians, this volume is the first text to integrate basic concepts of vision development with clinical diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vision disorders. Coverage begins with a thorough review of the normal course of vision development, focusing on the years from birth through preschool. The next section presents a comprehensive

Overview

Written by highly experienced clinicians, this volume is the first text to integrate basic concepts of vision development with clinical diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vision disorders. Coverage begins with a thorough review of the normal course of vision development, focusing on the years from birth through preschool. The next section presents a comprehensive, step-by-step clinical methodology for evaluating visual function. Subsequent chapters discuss treatment strategies, including parameters for prescribing lenses for children, notes on when not prescribing is appropriate, options in strabismus and amblyopia, and visual therapy for very young children. More than 200 illustrations complement the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781752886
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Robert H. Duckman

THE DEVELOPMENT OF VISION

Development of the Visual System
Rowan Candy

Visual Acuity in the Young Child
Robert H. Duckman

Contrast Sensitivity Function
Karl Citek

Refractive Error
David E. FitzGerald

Development of Eye Movements in Infants
Jordan Pola

Development of Accommodation in Human Infants
Mark Rosenfield

Development of Binocular Vision
Robert H. Duckman and Jojo W. Du

Development of Color Vision in Infants
Israel Abramov and James Gordon

EVALUATION OF VISUAL FUNCTION

The Pediatric Case History
Robert H. Duckman and Jessica Yang

Infant/Toddler/Children's Visual Acuity: Practical Aspects
Robert H. Duckman

Assessment of Ocular Health
Shoshana Bell and Robert H. Duckman

Abnormalities of the Anterior Segment
Pamela Hooker

Abnormalities of the Posterior Segment
Pamela Hooker

Quantification of Refractive Error
Amelia G. Bartolone and Daniella Rutner

Pediatric and Adolescent Contact Lens Correction
David P. Libassi and Ralph E. Gundel

Evaluation of Ocular Motor Function
Richard London

Clinical Tests of Fusion and Stereopsis
M.H. Esther Han and Robert H. Duckman

Evaluation of Accommodation
Ida Chung

Pediatric Color Vision Testing
Jay M. Cohen

TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT

Prescribing Lenses for the Pediatric Patient
Robert H. Duckman

Options in Strabismus
Valerie M. Kattouf

Options in Amblyopia
Valerie M. Kattouf

Vision Therapy for the Very Young Patient
Carl Gruning, David E. FitzGerald and Robert H. Duckman

NORMAL AND ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT

Development of a Normal Child
Robert H. Duckman and David A. Maze

Visual Concerns in the Child with Special Needs
Barry Kran and Melissa Suckow

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