The acclaimed text that bridges the gap between visual science and clinical application - updated to reflect today's curricula
This new edition of Visual Perception: A Clinical Orientation delivers a streamlined, student-friendly, and clinically focused introduction to the material covered in the curricula of the U.S. and Canadian optometry programs, tested on licensing examinations, and relevant to clinical practice. It has been fully updated to include recent trends in the optometric curriculum as well as clinical practice.
In line with current optometric education and practice, this new edition will substantially streamline the presentation of basic science information, and will instead have a greater focus on clinical applications. The book has been acclaimed by students and reviewers for its engagingly written style and its ability to make key concepts easy to understand.
* NEW! Figures that highlight clinical testing
* NEW! Chapters rewritten to emphasize clinical applications
* NEW! Self-assessment questions converted to multiple-choice style
* The latest clinical research finds and applications will be included
Dr. Schwartz studied optics at the School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley and has taught optics in both the basic curriculum and special Board review courses. He has co-chaired the Examination Development Commission, National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
1. Experimental Approaches 2. Introductory Concepts 3. The Duplex Retina 4. Photometry 5. Color Vision 6. Anomalies of Color Vision 7. Spatial Vision 8. Temporal Vision 9. Motion Perception 10. Depth Perception 11. Psychophysical Methodology 12. Functional Retinal Physiology 13. Parallel Processing 14. Striate Cortex 15. Information Streams and Extrastriate Processing 16. Gross Electrical Potentials 17. Development and Maturation of Vision Answers to Self-AssessmentQuestions