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2023/2024
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Special Visual Aids

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17PBOSOP Z,ZK 3 1P+1S Czech
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Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

Degrees of visual impairment - low vision, legal blindness, total blindness. Possibilities of compensation of severe visual impairment. Types of compensatory devices. Optical compensatory devices for near vision (hypercorrection, magnifiers, hyperocular lenses) and distance vision (telescopic systems - Galilei, Kepler). Electronic compensatory tools (camera magnifiers, digital magnifiers). System for prescription of special optical devices. System of funding with Health Insurance.

Requirements:

Assessment: active participation on the solution of excercises.

Examination: fulfillment of requirements for assessment, knowledges covering the extent of the course.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Degrees of visual impairment - low vision, legal blindness, total blindness.

2.Possibilities of compensation of severe visual impairment.

3.Types of compensatory devices.

4.Optical compensatory devices for near vision and distance vision, electronic compensatory tools

5.System for prescription of special optical devices.

6.System of funding with Health Insurance.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Degrees of visual impairment - low vision, legal blindness, total blindness.

2.Possibilities of compensation of severe visual impairment.

3.Types of compensatory devices.

4.Optical compensatory devices for near vision and distance vision, electronic compensatory tools

5.System for prescription of special optical devices.

6.System of funding with Health Insurance.

Study Objective:

Knowledge of special visual aids for persons with visual impairment.

Study materials:

1.HERSH, Marion A., ed., Michael A. JOHNSON, ed. a David KEATING, ed. Assistive technology for visually impaired and blind people. London: Springer, 2008.

2.KANSKI, Jack J. a Brad BOWLING. Clinical ophthalmology: a systematic approach. 7th ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

3.Benjamin W. J., Borish I.M.: Borish Clinical Refraction. Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, 2006.

4.Rabbetts R.B.: Clinical Visual Optics, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

5.Tunnacliffe A.H.: Introduction to Visual Optics. Gresham Press, London, 1993.

6.Kaschke M.: Optical Devices in Ophthalmology and Optometry: Technology, Design Principles and Clinical Applications. Wiley VCH, 2013.

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