Macular Degeneration: From Diagnosis To Treatment by David S. BoyerMacular Degeneration: From Diagnosis To Treatment by David S. Boyer

Macular Degeneration: From Diagnosis To Treatment

byDavid S. Boyer, Homayoun Tabandeh

Paperback | April 1, 2012

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With a focus on giving those diagnosed with macular degeneration the necessary information to make sound treatment choices, this reference aims to answer patients’ questions and ease their anxiety. The book provides information on the symptoms, causes, and emotional impact of macular degeneration; how the disease is diagnosed; choosing the right physician; and how to adapt the home and workplace to be “eye friendly.” In addition, it outlines the newest treatment options, drugs and surgical techniques, ways to slow the progression of the disease, and the importance of nutrition and general fitness on eye health. Written by two doctors with decades of experience treating thousands of patients, it supplies essential facts while affirming that people living with the disease can still enjoy a normal, happy life.

David S. Boyer, MD is a world-renowned clinician, surgeon, and educator. He is a leading investigator for various national clinical trials on retinal diseases and serves as an advisor for multiple research, educational, and charitable institutions. Homayoun Tabandeh, MD is an internationally recognized retinal specialist. He has writte...
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Title:Macular Degeneration: From Diagnosis To TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:April 1, 2012Publisher:Addicus BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1936374323

ISBN - 13:9781936374328

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"With macular degeneration accounting for the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 50, this book will be a valuable addition to any library's consumer health collection and will provide an excellent reference for patients, families, and anyone wanting to learn more about the disease."  —Consumer Connection, a publication of the American Medical Library Association