Coping with Vision Loss: Maximizing What You Can See and Do
A "Bible" of Vision Rehabilitation...
Coping with Vision Loss offers a wealth of options to those with severe visual impairment. It concentrates on the five leading causes of vision loss: cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. The author helps readers to understand how these conditions destroy vision and what they can do about it. His approach covers:
- things to know: visual acuity, how we see, eye fatigue and pain
- skills to learn: such as eccentric viewing and scanning
- vision aids: large print products, talking appliances, telescopic glasses and more
Chapman teaches readers how they can maximize the use of their remaining visual perception. With the skills and techniques discussed in this book, readers will be able to reduce and even overcome the devastating impact of vision loss, while regaining independence, privacy and self-esteem.