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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!

Synopsis:

Describes the symptoms of AMD, or age-related macular degeneration, and discusses risk factors, treatments, and coping strategies.

Synopsis:

The acclaimed book on macular degeneration is now completely updated with cutting-edge research and the latest developments in the field.

About the Author

Lylas G. Mogk, M.D., is a practicing ophthalmologist and founding Director of the Visual Rehabilitation and Research Center of Michigan, part of the Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Mogk is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Low Vision Rehabilitation Committee. She lives in Grosse Pointe with her husband, John, and her father, Charles R. Good, who has advanced macular degeneration. Despite his severe vision loss, Dr. Mogk's father lives a full and active life following the principles presented in this book.

Marja Mogk is a freelance writer and editor based in Berkeley, California. She worked for several years in social welfare counseling and maintains an active interest in this field. She is Lylas and John Mogk's daughter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345457110
Editor:
Bernstein, Tracy
Author:
Bernstein, Tracy
Author:
Mogk, Lylas G. Md
Author:
Lylas G. Mogk, M.D.
Author:
Mogk, Lylas G.
Author:
Lylas G. Mogk, MD and Marja Mogk
Author:
Mogk, Marja
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Ophthalmology
Subject:
Retinal degeneration
Subject:
Vision Disorders -- in old age.
Subject:
Physical Impairments
Subject:
Retina -- Diseases.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Disability
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
23
Publication Date:
20030101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.35x5.36x1.05 in. .84 lbs.

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