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Low Vision

Cattaneo Zaira and Vecchi Tomaso

in Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter focuses on different types of low vision and their effect on perceptual cognitive abilities, and examines studies on spatial imagery capabilities of people with blurred vision. It ... More


Low Vision and Blindness

Kimberly A. McCord

in Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Students with low vision have some vision but have difficulty reading; students who are blind have no useful vision. Many musicians with low vision or blindness are excellent musicians but obviously ... More


Improving Patient-Clinician Communication

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter offers suggestions for improving open and effective patient-clinician communication. The first step involves training clinicians to recognize communication barriers. All members of ... More


Seeing with the Tongue: Sight through Other Means

Mark Paterson

in Seeing with the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch After Descartes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405317
eISBN:
9781474418614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405317.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can a conceptual framework developed to theorize one sense modality generalise to transfers between other modalities? Expanding from the formulation of Molyneux’s original question about vision and ... More


Bleb-Related Vision Loss

Shai M. Bar-Sela

in Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382365
eISBN:
9780197562703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382365.003.0033
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Trabeculectomy is an effective procedure to control intraocular pressure (IOP) and to prevent progression of vision loss. One of the risks associated with this procedure is oversized and exuberant ... More


Inspirations

Jessica J. Otis

in Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389302
eISBN:
9780197562727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389302.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

This chapter is a collection of stories from those who do not let anything keep them from achieving their goals and who inspire us. These individuals show us there is hope and that anything is ... More


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