This book is for the health care professional who works with patients who have visual dysfunction as a consequence of traumatic brain injury and neurological disorders. It covers the concepts of visual dysfunction as well as assessment and step-by-step treatment plans.
- Reviews the neurology of visual processing and what happens after a brain injury
- Explains the concepts behind neurovision rehabiliation and how to examine and treat the patient’s visual deficits; clearly defines the difference between an evaluation of a patient with mild traumatic brain injury and moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.
- Covers the evaluation of visual perceptual deficits as well as low vision treatment of the TBI patient
- Contains 80+ vision therapy procedures with step by step instructions as well as sequencing guides for each category of therapy (oculomotor, accommodation, binocular, perceptual )
- Includes exam and therapy templates; Instructions can be printed out and given to patients as home exercises.
INTRODUCTION. PHILOSOPHY OF VISION REHABILITATION. EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF THE MILD/MOD TBI PATIENT. EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF THE SEVERE TBI PATIENT. EYE MOVEMENTS: FIXATION/PURSUITS/SACCADES. ACCOMMODATION SECTION. ANTI SUPPRESSION SECTION. BINOCULAR. SECTION. PRESBYOPIC & CHALLENGING PATIENTS THERAPY GUIDE. VISUAL PERCEPTUAL EVALUATION. VISUAL PERCEPTUAL THERAPY. LOW VISION TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR THE TBI PATIENT. PSYCHOLOGY AND THE TBI PATIENT. TEMPLATES.