The acclaimed book on macular degeneration—now completely revised and updated with cutting edge research and the latest developments in the field.More than fifteen million Americans have age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and the disease will strike 200,000 more people this year. It is the most prevalent cause of vision loss in the western world. Dr. Lylas Mogk, the founding director of the Visual Rehabilitation and Research Center of the Henry Ford Health System, has a unique professional and personal understanding of AMD. A doctor and loving daughter of a parent with this frightening though manageable condition, Mogk here explains exactly what it is and how to limit its effect on your life. Reassuring and comprehensive—complete with illuminating first person stories of people with AMD—Macular Degeneration will help you or someone you love with information on• Reducing your risk factors• Revolutionary new technology, including laser surgery and alternative treatments• New research discoveries in nutrition—and eye-healthy recipes• The latest low-vision computer software programs• Coping with depression and frustration• Active online communities of people with macular degeneration Plus a Low Vision Living Rehab program to help you read better, see better, and live independently!
|Eat Right for Your Sight: Simple, Tasty Recipes that Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration|
by Jennifer Trainer Thompson (Author), Johanna M. Seddon MD ScM (Author), The American Macular Degeneration Foundation (Contributor)
Safeguard your vision with 85 simple, satisfying recipes rich in the nutrients that fight macular degeneration
The Bad News: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in adults over the age of fifty. It can wreak havoc on the ability to see faces, read, drive, and move about safely. Millions of people are at risk, and we still don’t have a cure.
The Good News: The latest research suggests that healthy...
|Overcoming Macular Degeneration: A Guide to Seeing Beyond the Clouds|
by J.D. Solomon (Contributor)
Each year, more than 400,000 Americans are diagnosed with macular degeneration, an age-related, progressive eye disease that immediately raises a fear of total blindness. The good news is: YOU ARE NOT GOING BLIND. However, you are dealing with a disease that causes serious visual impairment—an inconvenience the author, Dr. Yale Solomon, is personally familiar with because he has macular degeneration. Now this respected ophthalmologist offers a compassionate and understanding look at both the...
|The First Year: Age-Related Macular Degeneration: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed|
by Daniel L. Roberts (Author)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive disease of the retina wherein the light-sensing cells in the central area of vision (the macula) stop working and eventually die. AMD is the leading cause of legal blindness in people over 50. From the moment of his own diagnosis, educator and musician Dan Roberts has made it his mission to provide the most up-to-date information about AMD, its effects and challenges, through his website at mdsupport.org. Receiving over 60,000 unique...
|How I Beat Macular Degeneration in the Early Stages and How You Can, Too!: Your guide to improving your vision, higher energy levels, and longer life|
by Alan N McClain (Author)
SEEN ON NBC, CBS, ABC, and FOX. A NEW TOTAL HEALTH PROGRAM FOR AGES 18 AND UP - empowering you to - Build energy & career success - improve vision - many proven health tips - Developed for career success in the exciting computer & aviation industries - Further improved to enable those over 50 to avoid and overcome a worldwide eye epidemic currently affecting one in three people over the age of 65 - blurred vision that prevents reading, driving, and recognizing faces.
|What You Must Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration: How You Can Prevent, Stop, or Reverse AMD|
by Jeffrey Anshel OD (Author), Laura Stevens M.Sci (Author)
Age-related macular degeneration―AMD―is the most commonly diagnosed eye disorder in people over fifty. Well over two million Americans have been told they have AMD, and that number is expected to grow substantially. While this is a frightening statistic, over the last several years, medical researchers have shown that a number of effective treatments can slow, stop, and even reverse the progress of AMD. Now, best-selling authors Dr. Jeffrey Anshel and Laura Stevens, who herself has been...
|Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition|
by Neal Adams (Author)
More than 180 million Americans have a problem with their vision. Most believe there's not much they can do on their own to change how much (or how little) they see. Now there is hope. In the past decade, an overwhelming number of clinical studies have shown that eating specific nutrients can help maintain vision well into old age, alleviate eye conditions, and even reverse the progress of diseases. In this book, top ophthalmologist Dr. Neal Adams uses clear, accessible language to translate...
|Blind Faith: Reverse Macular Degeneration Thru Diet & Nutrition|
by John Crittenden (Author)
Fourth Printed Edition: Updated June, 2016. The continuing story of how one man reversed wet macular degeneration in eleven weeks. This update includes follow-up results of a Fluorescein Angiography scan (with dye) that showed no bleeding in either eye. The author's Ophthalmologist said that the wet macular degeneration was completely reversed and that both eyes were very healthy. This has been accomplished without any medical drugs.
"John Crittenden is one of those rare...
|Macular Degeneration: A Complete Guide for Patients and Their Families|
by Michael A. Samuel (Author)
In this newly revised and updated second edition patients and their loved ones can turn to one easy-to-understand and authoritative source for up-to-date information about macular degeneration. A wealth of insights into what the disease is and the array of contemporary treatment options.
|Save Your Sight!: Natural Ways to Prevent and Reverse Macular Degeneration|
by Marc R. Rose (Author), Michael R. Rose (Author)
The eye disease known as macular degeneration affects millions of people. But it doesn't have to go unchecked. Doctors Marc and Michael Rose show how you can prevent, halt and even reverse the progress of macular degeneration and other eye problems.
|Dictionary of Eye Terminology|
by Barbara Cassin (Author), M.Ed. (Author), Melvin L. Rubin (Author), M.D. (Author), M.Sc. (Author)
One-stop reference to more than 6,000 of the most frequently used terms, phrases and abbreviations associated with the eye and vision.