Understanding vision part 1: structure and mechanics

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, July 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2009.3.7.43290

Explaining the mechanics of vision.

What is it about?

This article describes the visual system and some of the causes of visual problems. It also outlines the vital role of HCAs and APs in the early detection of visual problems.

Why is it important?

Most people with a visual impairment have a substantial reduction of vision, but are not totally blind.


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Our vision enables us to gain considerable information about our environment.

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