Scholl, Hendrik P.N.

Ophthalmology and the Ageing Society

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Table of contents

1. Ophthalmic Disease in the Ageing Society
Emily C. Fletcher, Hendrik P. N. Scholl

Part I. Epidemiology of Eye Diseases in Older Populations

2. Blindness and Visual Impairment: Global Perspective
Sheila K. West

3. Blindness and Visual Impairment: High-Income Countries
Robert P. Finger, Hendrik P. N. Scholl

Part II. Risk Factors, Genetics, Gene-Environment Interactions and Prophylaxis

4. Cataract, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: Risk Factors
Paulus T. V. M. Jong

5. Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: Genetics and Gene-Environment Interaction
Gabriëlle H. S. Buitendijk, Henriët Springelkamp, Lintje Ho, Caroline C. W. Klaver

6. Preventive Therapies for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Current Guidelines
Naima Jacobs-El, Catherine Meyerle, Emily Y. Chew

Part III. Current Treatment of the Major Eye Diseases of the Elderly

7. Innovations in Cataract Surgery
Oliver K. Klaproth, Marko Ostovic, Thomas Kohnen

8. Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Rationale for Current Treatment Guidelines
Connie J. Chen, Neil M. Bressler

9. Dry Eye Syndrome in the Elderly: Challenges and Treatment Options
Fabiana Kimie Kashiwabuchi, Murilo Wendeborn Rodrigues, Peter J. McDonnell

Part IV. The Impact of Visual Disability on Daily Life in Older Populations

10. Cataract and Diabetic Retinopathy: Impact on Quality of Life
Ecosse L. Lamoureux, Eva Fenwick, Konrad Pesudovs

11. Glaucoma and Quality of Life
Suzanne W. Landingham, Pradeep Y. Ramulu

12. Impact of Early and Late Age-Related Macular Degeneration on Quality of Life
Robert P. Finger, Eva Fenwick, Ecosse L. Lamoureux

13. Vision and Driving Performance in Elderly
Lisa Keay, Sheila K. West

14. Depressive and Cognitive Disorders in Patients with AMD
Robin J. Casten, Barry W. Rovner

15. Visual Disability in the Elderly: Implications for Visual Rehabilitation
Robert W. Massof, Maureen G. Maguire, Duane R. Geruschat, James T. Deremeik, Judith E. Goldstein, Mary Warren, Ann-Margret Ervin, Joan A. Stelmack, Pradeep Y. Ramulu, Barbara S. Hawkins, Kevin D. Frick

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Ophthalmology

Publication year
Essentials in Ophthalmology
Page amount
8 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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