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Smart medicine for your eyes: a guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorders
Par Jeffrey Anshel. 2011
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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par Edie A Glaser, Maria R Burgio, Doina Paraschiv. 2007
Spend a day with Tommy and Wendy and find out what it's really like to play and make friends with…kids who see in different ways. Grades K-3 and older readers. 2007.
Par Georgina Kleege. 2018
Author of Sight Unseen (DB 48328) critically examines the ways institutions make art accessible to blind people and the connection…of visual arts with language. Uses personal experiences, scientific studies, and historical literary analysis to support her arguments. 2018
Par David Fisichella. 2010
David Fisichella, a mechanical engineer, chronicles a series of research cruises on which he served as the "eyes" for Amy…Bower, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute oceanographer with deteriorating vision. He reflects on their experiences together, including surviving a pirate attack, and their courtship. 2010
Par Nicole C. Kear. 2014
Kear, diagnosed at age nineteen with retinitis pigmentosa, shares her struggles with acceptance of the condition and the risks and…adventures she engaged in during her twenties. Describes falling in love and having children, and how she focused on them before admitting to having RP. Strong language. 2014
Par Shelley Kinash. 2006
Inquiry into the blind person's online-learning experience. Author presents interpretive research culled from interviews with seven blind online learners and…twenty-five others--blind and sighted--including parents, teachers, and inventors of accessibility resources. Discusses usability and user issues such as technological proficiency and working knowledge of adaptive technology. 2006
Par Frances A. Koestler. 1976
Examines U.S. contributions toward improving the condition of blind individuals. Discusses the invention of braille and the origins of the…talking book. Includes portraits of Louis Braille of France, Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, and Dorothy Eustis, as well as detailed accounts of mid-twentieth-century federal and state legislation
Par Dean W. Tuttle, Naomi R. Tuttle. 2004
Third edition of a manual written for professionals who work with blind and low-vision individuals. Topics include an overview of…blindness and its meaning for the individual. Describes the adjustment to the condition, psychological implications, and issues of self-esteem. Includes case studies. 2004
Par Michael E. Monbeck. 1973
Par John Howard Griffin, Robert Bonazzi. 2004
The author of Black like me (DB 61703) recounts losing his sight in 1947 from a war injury and unexpectedly…recovering it ten years later. Describes his religious conversion to Catholicism during his blindness and individual and institutional reactions to his physical impairment. Some strong language. 2004