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Title The eye : the physiology of human perception / edited by Kara Rogers.

Imprint New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub., in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011.

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 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  612.84 R632    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The human body
Human body (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 232) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1: Anatomy Of The Eye: -- Eye -- Outer tissue of the eyeball -- Cornea -- Uveal tract -- Inner tissues of the eyeball -- Pigmented epithelium -- Retina -- Transparent media of the eye -- Aqueous humour -- Vitreous body -- Crystalline lens -- Supporting structures -- Orbit -- Eyelids -- Tear ducts and glands -- Extraocular muscles -- Chapter 2: Protection And Movements Of The Eye: -- Protective mechanisms -- Innervation -- Blink reflexes -- Secretion of tears -- Movements of the eyes -- Axes of the eye -- Actions of the muscles -- Binocular movements -- Nervous control -- Reflex pathways -- Voluntary centre -- Nature of eye movements -- Work of the lens system -- Refraction -- Focusing -- Abnormalities of focus -- Accommodation -- Pupil response -- Chapter 3: Vision And The Retina: -- Neuron networks of the retina -- Work of the retina -- Threshold of light detection -- Dark adaptation -- Bleaching -- Minimum stimulus for vision -- Inhibition -- Flicker -- Visual acuity -- Chapter 4: Electrophysiology Of The Retina: -- Neurological basis -- Electroretinogram -- Resolving power -- Colour vision -- Spectral sensitivity -- Wavelength discrimination -- Colour mixing -- Young-Helmholtz theory -- Neuron response to colour -- Cells of the receptive field -- Photochemical process -- Rhodopsin -- Transduction -- Chapter 5: Vision And The Brain: -- Visual pathway -- Fusion of retinal images -- Visual field -- Lateral geniculate body -- Integration of retinal information -- Perceptual aspects of vision -- Relative positions of objects -- Position in relation to observer -- Visual estimates: directions of lines -- Visual estimates: comparison of lengths -- Depth perception -- Binocular vision -- Retinal rivalry -- Ocular dominance -- Binocular brightness sensation -- Neurons of the visual centres -- Ganglion cells -- Geniculate neurons -- Cortical neurons -- Chapter 6: Diseases Of The Outer Eye: -- Diseases of the orbit -- Inflammation of the orbit -- Tumours of the orbit -- Diseases of the eyelids -- Blepharitis -- Sty -- Shingles -- Malposition of the lids -- Tumours of the lids -- Diseases of the conjunctiva -- Conjunctivitis -- Trachoma -- Pterygium -- Pinguecula -- Diseases of the cornea and sclera -- Inflammation of the cornea -- Keratitis -- Scleritis -- Degeneration of the cornea and sclera.
Chapter 7: Diseases Of The Inner Eye: -- Uveitis -- Anatomical forms of uveitis -- Diagnosis and treatment of uveitis -- Tumours of the uveal tract -- Diseases of the lens -- Cataracts -- Lens dislocation -- Diseases of the retina -- Detached retina -- Macular degeneration -- Retinopathy of prematurity -- Coloboma -- Diseases of the optic nerve -- Optic neuritis -- Optic atrophy -- Glaucoma -- Chapter 8: Visual Disorders And Eye Injuries: -- Visual disorders -- Floaters, blind spots, and flashes -- Visual field defect -- Nystagmus -- Defects of light and colour perception -- Eyestrain -- Refractive errors -- Vision loss and eye misalignment -- Blindness -- Double vision -- Ophthalmoplegia -- Amblyopia -- Strabismus -- Ocular injuries -- Foreign bodies -- Chemical and radiation injuries -- Complications of systemic disease -- Central nervous system -- Arteriosclerosis and hypertension -- Diabetes -- Thyroid disease -- Exophthalmos -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Chapter 9: Diagnosis And Treatment Of Eye Diseases: -- Ophthalmology -- Optometry -- Ophthalmoscope -- Ophthalmolgical examination -- Optical aids -- Eyeglasses -- Contact lenses -- Corrective surgery -- LASIK -- Photorefractive keratectomy -- Radial keratotomy -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary Explores the parts of the eye and how they function, including information on diseases and illnesses.
Subject Eye -- Popular works.
Perception -- Physiological aspects -- Popular works.
Eye. (OCoLC)fst00919113
Perception -- Physiological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01057630
Eye.
Perception.
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Rogers, Kara.
ISBN 9781615301164 (lib. bdg.)
161530116X (lib. bdg.)
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