Reader's Digest Guide to Eye Care

Reader's Digest Guide to Eye Care

Common Vision Problems, From Dry Eye to Macular Degeneration

Book - 2009
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Penguin Putnam
Detailed and thoroughly illustrated, Reader's Digest Guide to Eye Care is one of the most complete, all-inclusive, and up-to-date texts on the market. Experts in Ophthalmology, Wizer and Stein walk readers through eye basics, various eye diseases, treatments, and age-related conditions. Covering everything from mechanics and basic structure to the latest advancements in medical research, this book is both accessible and comprehensive.
You'll learn:
  • How to obtain eye comfort-relieve dry eye, headaches, eye pain, and excessive tearing
  • The vitamins and antioxidants that play a huge role in the health and anti- degeneration of the eye. Maximize their benefits with this encyclopedia of supplements, their contents in various foods and suggestions for food preparation for retention
  • About state-of-the-art surgical correction methods like Lasik
  • What age-related conditions you should look out for, with clear explanations and symptoms
  • How some eye issues can be indicative of other health problems, so that you can stay on top of all issues

As an added bonus, each chapter contains fun trivia boxes that "Test Your Eye Q" with interesting or lesser known facts about the eye. Also included are "Optical illusion" boxes that clarify some common misconceptions about eyes and eye care.





Simon and Schuster
Detailed and thoroughly illustrated, Reader's Digest Guide to Eye Care is one of the most complete, all-inclusive, and up-to-date texts on the market. Experts in Ophthalmology, Wizer and Stein walk readers through eye basics, various eye diseases, treatments, and age-related conditions. Covering everything from mechanics and basic structure to the latest advancements in medical research, this book is both accessible and comprehensive.
You'll learn:
  • How to obtain eye comfort-relieve dry eye, headaches, eye pain, and excessive tearing
  • The vitamins and antioxidants that play a huge role in the health and anti- degeneration of the eye. Maximize their benefits with this encyclopedia of supplements, their contents in various foods and suggestions for food preparation for retention
  • About state-of-the-art surgical correction methods like Lasik
  • What age-related conditions you should look out for, with clear explanations and symptoms
  • How some eye issues can be indicative of other health problems, so that you can stay on top of all issues

As an added bonus, each chapter contains fun trivia boxes that "Test Your Eye Q" with interesting or lesser known facts about the eye. Also included are "Optical illusion" boxes that clarify some common misconceptions about eyes and eye care.

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2009
ISBN: 9781606520314
1606520318
Branch Call Number: 617.7 WEI
Characteristics: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm

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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FH 100 W 2009

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Aug 05, 2010

Detailed. Plenty of illustrations. The only negative is that it doesn't cover my eye problem.

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