Fact and Fiction of Healthy Vision

Fact and Fiction of Healthy Vision

Eye Care for Adults and Children

Book - 2007
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Explains eye development and disorders, treatments and surgeries, as well as common misconceptions about damage, health, and treatments.
Written by a practicing ophthalmologist, this book explains the eye and how it develops and functions--or can malfunction, especially as we age--and what our options are to maximize or retain eye health. Dr. Kitchen also explains the many treatments and surgical options available, as well as myths and false beliefs or promises that are common in relation to eye health and treatments today.

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Aimed at general readers, this text explains the basics of eye care for seniors, adults, and children. Using plain language, ophthalmologist Kitchen provides information on eye anatomy, vision testing, and corrective lenses and discusses common problems such as itchy eyes, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Developments in refractive surgery are also reviewed. The author is affiliated with St. Jude Hospital in Fullerton, California. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
Description: xiv, 189 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780275993450
Branch Call Number: 617.7 Kit


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