Diagnosis of Defective Colour Vision

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Defective colour vision, or "colour blindness" is a common affliction, particularly in males, where it affects eight percent of the population. There are different types of colour deficiency, each with degrees of severity, and some people have more practical colour recognition than others. This book is a comprehensive treatment of colour blindness. It looks at the causes of congenital colour deficiency, and acquired colour vision defects arising from ocular and general pathology or excessive use of therapeutic drugs. The design of clinical colour vision tests is fully explained and all the available tests documented. Detailed informatin is given on the optimum use of screening, classification, and occupational tests. Examples of typical results in different types of deficiency are included, together with advice on the examination of children and disadvantaged groups. A checklist is provided of occupations requiring normal colour vision or in which colour deficiency is a handicap. This is a practical book, designed for students and all professionals engaged in colour vision screening, but pitched at a level that should appeal to the non-specialist reader.

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-I would strongly recommend this book to anyone wanting to develop an improved understanding of colour vision and its many defects.- Professor A Rubin, Optometric Science Research Group, Department of Optometry RAU, The South African Optometrist, March 2002

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Extensively referenced but retaining its practical approach, this book discusses colour specification systems and colour vision theories in a readily accessible way. Assessment and examination techniques are fully covered and there is a summary of typical results which are obtained in different types of colour deficiency. The optimum use of screening, classification, grading and occupational tests is detailed. A chapter is devoted to the examination of children, and there is helpful information on giving advice about employment.This practical book with its clinical approach is an essential purchase for optometry students and practitioners, dispensing opticians, ophthalmologists, and all professions involved in colour vision assessment and examination.

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