Myopia and nearwork /
[edited by] Mark Rosenfield, Bernard Gilmartin.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998.
220 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Martin H. Birnbaum: State College of Optometry, State University of New York, USA Marion H. Edwards: Department of Optometry and Radiography, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University William F. Harris: Department of Optometry, Rand Afrikaas University, Johannesburg, South Africa Bernard Gilmartin: Department of Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK David A. Goss: School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington Theodore Grosvenor: Professor Emeritus, School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA; Visiting Scholar, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand Donald O. Mutti: School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley Mark Rosenfield: State College of Optometry, State University of New York Earl L. Smith III: College of Optometry, University of Houston, Texas Christine F. Wildsoet: New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts Karla Zadnik: College of Optometry, Ohio State University, Columbus
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Written by an authoritative group of experts, this unique text explores the relationship between near vision and myopia. The book combines theory, practice and research into the field in one comprehensive volume.
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This book combines theory, practice and research into the field in one complete volume.
Table of Contents
List of contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Forewordp. xi
Myopia: definitions, classifications and economic implicationsp. 1
Prevalence of myopiap. 13
Structural correlates of myopiap. 31
Environmentally induced refractive errors in animalsp. 57
Accommodation and myopiap. 91
Autonomic correlates of near-vision in emmetropia and myopiap. 117
Vergence and myopiap. 147
Myopia and the near-point stress modelp. 162
Myopia control proceduresp. 173
Myopia and nearwork: causation or merely association?p. 193
A note on the dioptric power matrixp. 207
Indexp. 213
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