Chapter 5. Visual Impairment

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Mette Warburg

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch5

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Warburg, M. (2002) Visual Impairment, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • visual impairment;
  • down syndrome;
  • cornea;
  • retina;
  • optotype test

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions of Visual Impairment

  • Prevalence of Visual Impairment

  • Errors of Refraction

  • Medical Causes of Visual Impairment

  • Cerebral Visual Impairment

  • Ocular Disorders in Adults with Down Syndrome

  • Cost of Treatment

  • Coping

  • Prevention

  • Conclusion

  • References