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The Effects of Aging and Environment on Vision / Edition 1

The Effects of Aging and Environment on Vision / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780306439209
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/31/1991
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I Epidemiology, Clinical, and Psychophysical Research.- Visual Acuity, Aging, and Environmental Interactions: A Neuroscience Perspective.- Visual Environmental Impairment Scan (V.E.I.S.).- Environmental and Lifestyle Correlates of Good Vision in An Elderly Sample.- The Effect of Aging Upon Psychophysical Receptive Field Properties.- Age-Related Differences in Iconic Memory and Visual Attention.- Diagnosis (and Diagnostic Needs) of Older Low Vision Patients.- Multidisciplinary Assessments of Visual and Psychomotor Functions Essential for Driving in the Elderly.- II Ophthalmological, Biochemical, Physiological, and Anatomical Studies.- Maturation and Aging are Associated with Decrements in Ubiquitin-Protein Conjugation Capability: Plausible Involvement of Impaired Proteolytic Capabilities in Cataract Formation.- Development and Age-Associated Changes in Extracellular Matrix of the Human Eye.- Role of Aldose Reductase and Effects of Aldose Reductase Inhibitors in Ocular Tissue Aging Phenomena in the Diabetic Rat.- Questioning the Nature of Age Pigment (Lipofuscin) in the Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium and Its Relationship to Age-Related Macular Degeneration.- The Effects of Age on Parallel Processing in the Human Optic Nerve.- Evoked Potentials and EEG Suggest CNS Inhibitory Deficits in Aging.- III Environmental Hazards.- Macular Degeneration and the Effects of Light.- Senescent Alterations in the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Evidence for Mechanisms Based on Nutritional Studies.- The Influence of Anticholinesterase Pesticides on Visual Motor Function: A Possible Accelerator in Aging.- Environmental Toxicology and the Aging Visual System.- Contributors.

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