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Causes and Coping with Visual Impairment and Blindness

Edited by Shimon Rumelt

Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University

About 4% of the world population has visual impairment or blindness. This book is aimed at addressing different causes of visual impairment and blindness, their epidemiology, manifestations, risk factors, prevention of progression, and treatment. It is aimed at encouraging physicians and researchers to increase efforts to prevent irreversible and treat reversible blindness for the betterment of the world. Therefore, it is essential to be fully aware and knowledgeable of the manifestations of the diseases causing blindness, and this book covers some of their different aspects. Each chapter was written by experts from around the globe. Thus, it reflects the importance of the subject.

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Causes and Coping with Visual Impairment and BlindnessEdited by Shimon Rumelt

Published: September 19th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/66009

ISBN: 978-1-78923-771-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-770-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-257-7

Copyright year: 2018

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4989 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

7 Dimensions Citations


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1. Corneal Blindness Caused by Mustard Gas

By Sepehr Feizi


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2. Why Do Patients with Controlled Glaucoma Continue to Lose Their Vision?

By Shimon Rumelt and Shachar Schreiber


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3. Visual Loss in Neuro-Ophthalmology

By Eitan Z. Rath


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4. Glare and Ocular Diseases

By My Diep and Pinakin Gunvant Davey


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5. Coping with Visual Impairment: Helping our Patients Face the Truth

By Maynard McIntosh


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6. Psychosocial Adaptation to Visual Impairment

By Yukihiko Ueda


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7. Assistive Systems for the Visually Impaired Based on Image Processing

By Hotaka Takizawa and Mayumi Aoyagi


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8. Designing Hands-On Robotics Courses for Students with Visual Impairment or Blindness

By Valerie Stehling, Lana Plumanns, Anja Richert, Frank Hees and Sabina Jeschke


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