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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 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 W Leydhecker. 1981
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.
Information about the eyes; sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Discusses disorders of the eye and visual system,… conventional treatments and self-treatments, eye care techniques, and refractive surgeries and vision therapies. c2011.
By Jennifer S Weizer, Joshua D Stein. 2009
Ophthalmologists describe the way the eye works and its common afflictions and related health matters, including macular degeneration and diabetic… retinopathy. They discuss treatments such as Lasik surgery; provide tips on living with visual impairments; and answer common questions about sight, surgery, and medications. 2009.
By Tina T Wong. 2011
One of the world's leading experts helps you navigate through glaucoma from diagnosis to the many treatment options. This landmark… patient handbook stands out as both authoritative and readable, providing the critical information necessary to help patients. 2011.
By Jean-Daniel Arbour, Frédérique David, Pierre Labelle. 2013
Au Canada, environ 2,4 millions de personnes souffrent du diabète et sont susceptibles de développer une rétinopathie diabétique. Cette atteinte… de la rétine causée par le diabète toucherait 99 % des diabétiques de type 1 et 60 % des diabétiques de type 2 diagnostiqués depuis 20 ans. Le dépistage est donc devenu un enjeu majeur de la lutte contre la rétinopathie diabétique, d'autant plus que des traitements très efficaces existent et permettent non seulement de ralentir sa progression, mais aussi - souvent - d'améliorer la vision déjà affectée. Ce livre permet de mieux comprendre les signes qui caractérisent la rétinopathie diabétique et les symptômes qui en résultent. Il aborde les principaux facteurs de risque et les moyens de prévention, et explique en détail comment on établit le diagnostic, quels sont les traitements proposés et comment mieux vivre avec la maladie au quotidien. Enfin, il donne un aperçu des avancées de la recherche qui ouvrent de nouvelles perspectives thérapeutiques. 2013.
By Jean-Daniel Arbour. 2010
AMD affects one million Canadians, yet it is still poorly understood and causes much anxiety to those diagnosed with it.… Will I go blind? Will I be able to lead a normal life? Can I be cured? Addresses these and other questions to help in understanding the impact of AMD in everyday life. Describes the latest research and new treatments under development which hold promise for the future. 2010.
By Jean-Daniel Arbour. 2010
Ce livre aborde tous les sujets qui permettront de mieux comprendre l''impact de cette maladie sur la vie quotidienne. Les… plus récentes avancées dans le domaine de la recherche sont également expliquées. 2010.
By Yale Solomon, Jonathan D Solomon. 2000
The author is an ophthalmologist specializing in macular degeneration who was diagnosed with the condition in one eye in 1990… and the other eye in 1997. He uses this combination of experiences to provide detailed information, advice, and reassurance in this guide for others with the disease. 2000.
By Edie Ann Glaser. 2008
In this first comprehensive book written for the patient with nystagmus and those who care for them, the topics include… What causes nystagmus, How to get a good diagnosis, How nystagmus affects daily vision, and What various treatments are available, including optical aids, vision therapy, drugs, and a review of the recently developed tenotomy procedure. Also covers surgery, and includes references for further study and an extensive glossary and index. 2008.
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.