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Normal Binocular Vision
Theory, Investigation and Practical Aspects
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Binocular vision, i.e. where both eyes are used together, is a fundamental component of human sight. It also aids hand-eye co-ordination, and the perception of the self within the environment. This is a major new textbook for students of optometry, orthoptics, and ophthalmology, and also of psychology. Fully illustrated throughout, the book includes self-assessment exercises at the end of each chapter, and sample experiments in binocular vision functioning.


Contents:

Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. 1 Introduction to Normal Binocular Vision. 2 The Development of Binocular Vision. 3 Binocular Summation. 4 The Binocular Fusion System. 5 Diplopia and Confusion, Suppression and Rivalry. 6 The Normal Horopter. 7 The Extrinsic, or Extra-ocular, Muscles. 8 Eye Movements. 9 Visual Response to Near Objects. 10 The Binocular Integrative Action of the Visual System. 11 Depth Perception. 12 Measurement of Binocular Motor and Sensory Status. Appendix 1: Practical Experiments in Binocular Vision. Appendix 2: Summary of Cortical Organisation in Relation to Vision. Appendix 3: Further Reading. Appendix 4: Norms for Binocular Visual Functions. Appendix 5: Terminology. Appendix 6: Glossary. References. Index.


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ISBN-13: 9781405192507
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd))
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 280
Dimensions: 189.00 x 247.00 x 16.00
Weight: 694g
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Subcategories: Ophthalmology and Optometry

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