Sight UnseenBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7226.66 (Published 01 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:66
- Alistair Fielder, professor of ophthalmology
- Imperial College School of Medicine, London
Yale University Press, £16.95, pp 233
ISBN 0 300 07680 0
Close to the top of every guru's list of exhortations is the advice that doctors should listen more to their patients. Here is your chance to do what you are told and enjoy the process. Sight Unseen offers a fascinating and scholarly glimpse into a specific impairment (blindness) and, more importantly, provides unique insight into the complex relation between normal function and impairment.
This is not an autobiography but a book about blindness per se, by a writer who is …