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Macular degeneration : the latest scientific discoveries and treatments for preserving your sight, Robert D'Amato and Joan Snyder

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Macular degeneration : the latest scientific discoveries and treatments for preserving your sight
Title
Macular degeneration
Title remainder
the latest scientific discoveries and treatments for preserving your sight
Statement of responsibility
Robert D'Amato and Joan Snyder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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D'Amato, Robert
Dewey number
617.7/35
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RE661.D3
LC item number
D36 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Snyder, Joan R
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  • Retinal degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Diseases
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Macular degeneration : the latest scientific discoveries and treatments for preserving your sight, Robert D'Amato and Joan Snyder
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Understanding and Diagnosing Age-Related Macular Degeneration -- The Miracle of Eyesight -- The Anatomy of the Eye -- How We See -- Risk Factors for ARMD -- Demographics of ARMD -- Genetic Predisposition to ARMD -- Lifestyle and Environmental Factors -- Recognizing and Understanding ARMD -- Vision Specialists -- Symptoms -- Screening -- Understanding What Drusen Are -- Classifications of ARMD -- The Right Diagnosis -- Angiography -- Anticipating Angiography -- Optical Coherence Tomography -- Self-Screening for Vision Problems -- The Likely Course of ARMD -- Dry ARMD -- Wet ARMD -- Pigment Epithelial Detachment (PED) -- Retention of Peripheral Vision -- Watch Out for Other Eye Problems -- Be Your Own Best Expert -- Treatment Options -- Therapies for Dry ARMD -- Monitoring Your Status with the Amsler Grid -- Preventive Care -- Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements -- Medical Treatments for Wet ARMD -- The Pros and Cons of Laser Therapy -- Experimental Photodynamic Therapy -- Transpupillary Thermotherapy -- Drug Therapy -- Alternative Therapies -- Microcurrent Stimulation -- Rheo Therapy -- Acupuncture and Acupressure -- Yoga, Massage, and Other Body Work -- Meditation -- Homeopathy -- Aerobic Exercise -- Promising Medical Research Initiatives -- Surgical Procedures -- Radiation Therapy -- Steroid Injections -- Coping with Age-Related Macular Degeneration -- Don't Give in to the Prognosis -- Active Versus Passive Reactions -- Three Basic Actions -- Seeing in the Dark -- Getting by in Social Situations -- Adaptive Behaviors -- Low-Vision Support Tools -- Refractive Correction -- Illumination -- Magnification and Other Low-Vision Tools -- Your Home Environment -- The Low-Vision Community -- National Support Groups
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 169 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036373143
Label
Macular degeneration : the latest scientific discoveries and treatments for preserving your sight, Robert D'Amato and Joan Snyder
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Understanding and Diagnosing Age-Related Macular Degeneration -- The Miracle of Eyesight -- The Anatomy of the Eye -- How We See -- Risk Factors for ARMD -- Demographics of ARMD -- Genetic Predisposition to ARMD -- Lifestyle and Environmental Factors -- Recognizing and Understanding ARMD -- Vision Specialists -- Symptoms -- Screening -- Understanding What Drusen Are -- Classifications of ARMD -- The Right Diagnosis -- Angiography -- Anticipating Angiography -- Optical Coherence Tomography -- Self-Screening for Vision Problems -- The Likely Course of ARMD -- Dry ARMD -- Wet ARMD -- Pigment Epithelial Detachment (PED) -- Retention of Peripheral Vision -- Watch Out for Other Eye Problems -- Be Your Own Best Expert -- Treatment Options -- Therapies for Dry ARMD -- Monitoring Your Status with the Amsler Grid -- Preventive Care -- Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements -- Medical Treatments for Wet ARMD -- The Pros and Cons of Laser Therapy -- Experimental Photodynamic Therapy -- Transpupillary Thermotherapy -- Drug Therapy -- Alternative Therapies -- Microcurrent Stimulation -- Rheo Therapy -- Acupuncture and Acupressure -- Yoga, Massage, and Other Body Work -- Meditation -- Homeopathy -- Aerobic Exercise -- Promising Medical Research Initiatives -- Surgical Procedures -- Radiation Therapy -- Steroid Injections -- Coping with Age-Related Macular Degeneration -- Don't Give in to the Prognosis -- Active Versus Passive Reactions -- Three Basic Actions -- Seeing in the Dark -- Getting by in Social Situations -- Adaptive Behaviors -- Low-Vision Support Tools -- Refractive Correction -- Illumination -- Magnification and Other Low-Vision Tools -- Your Home Environment -- The Low-Vision Community -- National Support Groups
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 169 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036373143

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