Myopia and Nearwork , 12th Edition

By Mark Rosenfield, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO and Bernard Gilmartin, PhD, BSc, FBCO, FAAO
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* Unique text explores the relationship between near vision and myopia written by
an authoritative group of experts sharing their views in this long-awaited unique compilation of data.
* The book will appeal to all who are perplexed by the issue of myopia and nearwork either in terms of appreciating the diversity of research findings or by the management of questions commonly asked in the consulting room.
* Essential for all students and practitioners whether they are optometrists or ophthalmologists requiring a thorough understanding of myopia
This book combines theory, practice and research into the field in one complete volume.
ISBN 9780750637848
Author Information By Mark Rosenfield, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO, Associate Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, New York, NY, USA; and Bernard Gilmartin, PhD, BSc, FBCO, FAAO, Editor, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics
Published Reviews "[A] splendid text... An extensive literature is embraced, as shown by the series of references for each chapter. Optometrists, with the care of pre registration students, and local groups in need of some gently controversial subjects, would do well to use this book as the basis for helpful discussions." Professor Robert Fletcher, Optometry Today, November 1998
book, which reviews the field of myopia related to nearwork, is a good survey of the field."Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica
Table of Content Foreword; Preface; Myopia: definitions, classifications and econimic implications; Prevalence of myopia; Structural correlates of myopia; Environmentally induced refractive errors in animals; Accommodation and myopia; Autonomic correlates of near-vision in emmetropia and myopia; Vergence and myopia; Myopia and the near-point stress model; Myopia control procedures; Myopia and nearwork: causation or merely association; Appendix: A note on the dioptric power matrix; Index.
Publication Date 01-09-1998
Pages 320
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