The Eye Care Revolution: Prevent and Reverse Common Vision Problems

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Kensington Books, Jan 1, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
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Readers will discover: - Easy steps to end eyestrain- New developments in LASIK surgery- The simple, proven cure for pink eye...discovered 150 years ago- A safe, herbal treatment for glaucoma- The antioxidants your eyes must have- What you need to know about your children's eyes- How higher DHA levels decrease the risk of macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease- How cholesterol-lowering drugs decrease energy, decrease memory, cause depression, and stimulate cataracts- Why lutein may be even more important for vision than vitamin A- Exciting new options for contact lenses and glasses
 

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Contents

A Doctor Steps Outside the
3
Appendices
7
The Body as a Whole
15
Becoming a Medical Detective
35
Light and the Eye
41
General Eye Health
66
Prevention and Treatments for Common
99
Other Eye Diseases
257
Supplement Your Vision
296
Complementary Options
315
Interactive Medicine
345
Looking Forward to Better Health
367
Whats New and Whats True
376
Resource Guide
393
About the Author
469
Copyright

Diet and Nutrition
275

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Abel is a board-certified eye surgeon and holistic physician. He is on the staff of the Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, DE. He is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University and teaches internationally on modern eye surgery, nutritional biochemistry, holistic health and natural eye care.

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