Clinical low vision

Catalogue Number: 3611
Clinical low vision
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Editor: FAYE Eleanor L
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1976
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Boston, Mass, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Little, Brown and Company
Description Of Item: Brown paper cover, 235 x 156 mm, 396 pages, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Noted on title page: 'Review copy/ Australian Journal of Optometry April 1977', and on the title page there is a library stamp for the Wright Library / AOA
Historical Significance: This book was an early book on low vision care and was very influential. Another early and influential book on the subject was Norman Bier Sub-normal vision 1960 See Cat no. 0474.Eleanor E. Faye MD was medical director of the Lighthouse Low Vision Service, New York Association for the Blind, and was also attending surgeon at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York.There are 17 contributing authors to the book who are listed on pages ix and x. One is an optometrist Robert Rosenberg OD of the College of Optometry State University of New York.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia (ex Wright Library)
Date Acquired: July 2018
Condition: Fair. Worn spine hinges
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection

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