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Covers the latest developments in science and technology that will impact your world. Employs and commissions the best writers in…their fields from all over the world. Provides cutting-edge news, award-winning features and reports, written in concise and clear language that puts discoveries and advances in the context of everyday life today and in the future.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par Bruce P Rosenthal, Kate Kelly. 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.
Par 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.
Par 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.
Par Betty Wason, James J McMillan. 1998
Par Lylas G Mogk, Marja 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.
Par Edie A Glaser, Maria R Burgio. 2007
Par 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.