Chapter 1: VISION 2020-Past, Present and Future
Chapter 2: Prevalence and Causes of Vision Impairment and Blindness: The Global Burden of Disease
Chapter 3: Best Practice Integrated Approaches in Eye Care Service Delivery
Chapter 4: Expanding and Optimizing Human Resources for Eye Care
Chapter 5: Technology and Innovation for Eye Care
Chapter 6: Affordability and Financing for Eye Care
Chapter 7: Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Eye Care: Children
Chapter 8: Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Eye Care: Cataract
Chapter 9: Innovative Approaches in Delivery of Eye Care: Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 10: Innovative Approaches in Delivery of Eye Care: Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Chapter 11: Innovative Approaches in Delivery of Eye Care: Refractive Errors (Including Presbyopia)
Chapter 12: Assessment of Eye Health Services - A Health Systems Approach
This unique book will provide readers with an understanding of innovative models of delivering both primary and secondary eye care, focusing not just on providing quality care itself, but on best practices to provide and strengthen comprehensive eye care services.
A wide variety of conditions will be addressed in Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Primary and Secondary Eye Care, including childhood blindness, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, and refractive errors. Detailed descriptions of various models are presented for each condition, which are then followed by a discussion for incorporating integrated eye care services; highlighting the importance of health system approach in comprehensive eye care. Finally, this book provides detailed strategies to address the current practical challenges related to human resources in eye care, and methods to ensure financial sustainability in the delivery of comprehensive care. Each chapter is illustrated for understanding and clarity, and provides easy-to-read tables to further enrich the text.
Covering existing models of delivering care, with a look to the future, Innovative Approaches in the Delivery of Primary and Secondary Eye Care is designed for practicing ophthalmologists, residents, public health specialists and all other affiliated professionals dedicated to strengthening avenues of integrated, comprehensive eye care.
Rohit C. Khanna, MD, MPH, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Gullapalli Pratibha Rao International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye care, , Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Gullapalli N Rao, MD, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Srinivas Marmamula, PhD, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Gullapalli Pratibha Rao International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye care, Hyderabad, Telangana, India