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By David Boyer, Homayoun Tabandeh. 2012
Retina specialists describe the risks, symptoms, diagnosis techniques, treatments, and emotional impact of macular degeneration. They explain the differences between… the dry and wet versions of the disease, discuss hallucinations called Charles Bonnet syndrome, and assess available low-vision tools. c2012.
By Robert D'Amato, Joan R Snyder, Michael J Potter. 2000
If you are among the millions of people around the world who suffer from age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), or if… you care for someone who does, this book offers realistic hope and practical advice based on the latest medical research and personal experience. Dr. D'Amato, an ophthalmologist and pioneer in macular degeneration research, and Joan Snyder, a writer who has ARMD, explain what ARMD is, how it is diagnosed, and how it progresses. They also discuss the questions you need to ask when considering treatment, how to determine whether an alternative treatment could be harmful or helpful, and how to maintain your lifestyle while managing the challenges of ARMD. 2000.
By Betty Wason, James J McMillan. 1998
By Marja Mogk, Lylas G Mogk. 1999
Describes the condition of age-related macular degeneration. Covers treatments and research, preventative measures, and useful tips for family and friends.… Discusses coping with low vision, dealing with depression, Charles Bonnet Syndrome, visual rehabilitation programs, and sources for help. 1999.
By Kate Kelly, Bruce P Rosenthal. 2001
A complete guide to macular degeneration, including information on the symptoms and causes of AMD; the latest research on medical… treatments and vision rehabilitation; how diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes can help slow the progress of AMD; devices that aid readings, driving and other everyday activities; glossary and resource list. 2001.
By Uday Devgan. 2008
More than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts, with many needing surgery. This handbook covers the most frequently asked questions, such… as What type of new lens is implanted in the eye? What type of anesthesia is used? Is there pain after the surgery? and How soon will vision improve? 2008.
By Edward Kondrot. 2000
A look at how to heal and care for your eyes with nutrition, vitamin therapy, mineral therapy, homeopathy, microcurrent stimulation,… and chelation therapy. Includes exercises and tips for everyday living. 2001.
By Edith Marks, Rita Montauredes. 1997
By Zaira Cattaneo, Tomaso Vecchi. 2011
Italian researchers examine the effects of blindness on the development and functioning of the human cognitive system. They demonstrate the… ways other senses evolve to help compensate for the absence of sight. 2011.
By Laurie Capogna, Barbara Pelletier. 2011
Dr. Laurie Capogna et Dr. Barbara Pelletier ont élaboré un guide pour améliorer la santé oculaire et prévenir, ralentir ou… supprimer les maladies oculaires les plus communes. Muni des derniers résultats scientifiques, de conseils pratiques, d’idées de repas et de recettes… c’est un guide complet, facile à suivre sur la science et la sante. c2011.
By David Hapgood, Arthur Seiderman, Steven E Marcus. 1989
Discusses the difference between sight, which is present at birth, and vision, which is a learned skill involving the eye… and the brain. The authors believe that many people with vision problems are not receiving the help they need. c1989.
By Graham E Trope. 2011
By Edie A Glaser, Maria R Burgio. 2007
By W Leydhecker. 1981
By Marvin L Kwitko, Marvin Ross. 1994
By Henry A Grunwald. 1999
The author chronicles his experience of macular degeneration, and the daily struggle to overcome its physical and psychological implications, and… the discovery of what medicine can and cannot do. This is a story not merely about seeing but about living; not merely about losing sight but about gaining insight. 1999.
By Oliver W Sacks. 2010
Neurologist uses case studies to illustrate the brain’s ability to adapt to lost senses. Discusses a concert pianist who can… no longer read music, a writer who is unable to read print after suffering a stroke, and Sacks’s own macular melanoma and its effects on his visual perception. 2010.
By Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses… causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
By Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time… and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
By Aldous Huxley, David Bradshaw. 1994
When Aldous Huxley was sixteen, an eye disease left him with defective vision. Years later he discovered the method of… visual re-education invented by Dr Bates. Huxley's vision improved dramatically, and in this book he describes the eye exercises of the Bates method (still in use today), and explores Bates' theory of the relationship between mental wellbeing and clarity of vision. 1994.