The Eye Book
A Complete Guide to Eye Disorders and Health
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 384 pages|
|Other Information: ||55 illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 22 May 1998|
This comprehensive reference is designed to help people care for their eyes and protect their vision. Attention is paid to changes and diseases that occur in adult years. After detailing how the eye works, the authors review everything that can go wrong, including myopia, astigmatism and glaucoma.
Table of Contents
Contents:; A Guide to the Adult Eye; How Our Vision Changes over Time; The Eye Exam; All about Eyeglasses; Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know; Refractive Surgery: Don't Discard Those Spectacles Just Yet; Cataracts; Glaucoma, the "Silent Thief"; Age-Related Macular Degeneration; The Eyelids; The Cornea; The Conjunctiva; The Complicated World of Tears; The Uvea: Iris, Ciliary Body, and Choroid; The Retina and Vitreous; The Optic Nerve; Eye Trauma and Emergencies; General Health Problems that Can Affect the Eyes; Coping with Low Vision; Common Medications that Affect the Eyes; Appendix: A Guide to Eye Medications and Their Side Effects; Symptom Index
About the Author
Gary H. Cassel, M.D., is an ophthalmologist in private practice as well as an instructor in ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Michael D. Billig, O.D., is an optometrist and contact lens specialist in private practice. Harry G. Randall, M.D., is an ophthalmologist in private practice and assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
A comprehensive reference to help people care for their eyes and protect their vision-with the latest information on the changes and diseases that occur with aging.
This guide covers routine eyecare and the more common eye diseases, providing up-to-date facts on refractive surgery, treatment for optical neuritis, and possible nutritional therapies for cataracts and macular degeneration... highly recommended for public, school, and hospital libraries. Library Journal
|Publisher: ||Johns Hopkins University Press|
|Dimensions: ||22.86 x 15.32 x 1.91 centimeters (0.52 kg)|