The Latest Scientific Discoveries and Treatments for Preserving your SightBook - 2000
Dr. Robert D'Amato, MD, PhD of Harvard Medical School, and recent winner of the Lew Wasserman award for his pioneering eye research, has teamed up with ARMD sufferer and writer Joan Snyder , to produce Macular Degeneration: The Latest Scientific Discoveries and Treatments for Preserving Your Sight . Endorsed by the Macular Degeneration Foundation, this easy-to-read large type edition is the only book written for laymen that covers all of the latest scientific discoveries and promising research for age-related macular degeneration. Learn more about Visudyne (photodynamic therapy), laser therapy, nutrition and drug therapy. Dr. D'Amato covers alternative or complimentaty therapies such as acupuncture, meditation, microcurrent stimulation and more. Promising medical research initiatives are discussed. Macular Degeneration offers hope and practical advice for the 13-15 million Americans suffering from this disease.
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, c2000
Branch Call Number: 617.735 DAM
Characteristics: xxiii, 168 p. : ill. ; 23 cm