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Visual impairment in children due to damage to the brain
  1. Samantha Harding,
  2. Ken K Nischal
  1. Correspondence to Ken K Nischal, Great Ormond St Hospital for Children, Department of Ophthalmology, Great Ormond St, London WC1N 3JH, UK; kkn{at}btinternet.com

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Edited by Gordon N Dutton, Martin Bax. Published by MacKeith Press (Wiley-Blackwell), 2010, pp 224, £80.00 (Hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-898683-86-5

Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is an emerging Cinderella in ophthalmic practice, and this book will go some way to bringing ‘Cinders’ to the ball.

Co-author Gordon Dutton is an acknowledged cheerleader-in-chief for greater understanding of the condition and a committed, energetic advocate for the children with CVI. His place, therefore, as first editor of this pioneering book consolidates his own contribution and that of the national and international workers it brings together.

Arising out of a 2005 meeting of the Castang Foundation, the book is roughly divided into three parts. The first is an introduction to the concept of CVI, its organic manifestations and its measurement; …

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