All about Your Eyes, Second Edition, revised and updated

All about Your Eyes, Second Edition, revised and updated

Book Pages: 256 Illustrations: 23 illustrations Published: May 2021

General Interest > Reference, Medicine and Health > Public Health and Health Policy

A concise, easy-to-understand reference book, the revised and updated second edition of All about Your Eyes tells you what you need to know to care for your eyes and what to expect from your eye doctor. In this reliable guide, leading eye care experts:
* explain eye anatomy and how healthy eyes work
* describe various eye diseases, including pink eye, cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy
* provide up-to-date information on surgery
For each eye problem, the authors describe in simple, straightforward language
* what it is
* the symptoms
* what, if anything, you can do to prevent it
* when to call the doctor
* diagnostic tests and treatment
* the likelihood of recovery
All about Your Eyes includes a glossary of technical terms and, following each entry, links to websites where further information may be found.

Contributors. Natalie A. Afshari, MD, Rosanna P. Bahadur, MD, Paramjit K. Bhullar, MD, Faith A. Birnbaum, MD, Cassandra C. Brooks, MD, Pratap Challa, MD, Melissa Mei-Hsia Chan, MBBS, Ravi Chandrashekhar, MD, MSEE, Nathan Cheung, OD, FAAO Claudia S. Cohen, MD, Vincent A. Deramo, MD, Cathy DiBernardo, RN, Laura B. Enyedi, MD, Sharon Fekrat, MD, Henry L. Feng, MD, Brenton D. Finklea, MD, Anna Ginter, MD, Tanya S. Glaser, MD, Michelle Sy Go, MD, MS, Mark Goerlitz-Jessen, MD, Herb Greenman, MD, Abhilash Guduru, MD, Preeya Gupta, MD, Renee Halberg, MSW, LCSW, S. Tammy Hsu, MD, Alessandro Iannaccone, MD, MS, FARVO, Charlene L. James, OD, Kim Jiramongkolchai, MD, Michael P. Kelly, FOPS, Muge R. Kesen, MD, Kirin Khan, MD, Wajiha Jurdi Kheir, MD, Jane S. Kim, MD, Jennifer Lira, MD, Katy C. Liu, MD, PhD, Ramiro S. Maldonado, MD, Ankur Mehra, MD, Priyatham S. Mettu, MD, Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, MD, MHS, Nisha Mukherjee, MD, Kenneth Neufeld, MD, Kristen Peterson, MD, James H. Powers, MD, S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Michael Quist, MD, Leon Rafailov, MD, Roshni Ranjit-Reeves, MD, Nikolas Raufi, MD, William Raynor, BS, Cason Robbins, BS, Ananth Sastry, MD, Dianna L. Seldomridge, MD, MBA, Terry Semchyshyn, MD, Ann Shue, MD, Julia Song, MD, Brian Stagg, MD, Christopher Sun, MBBS, Anthony Therattil, BS, Daniel S.W. Ting, MBBS, Fay Jobe Tripp, MS, OTR/L, CLVT, CDRS, Obinna Umunakwe, MD, PhD, Lejla Vajzovic, MD, Susan M. Wakil, MD, C. Ellis Wisely, MD, MBA, Julie A. Woodward, MD


"An essential, reasonably priced resource for junior-high, high school, and public libraries, nursing homes, and hospital reference shelves." — Mary Ellen Snodgrass, Booklist


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Author/Editor Bios Back to Top

Sharon Fekrat, MD, is Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor of Surgery, and Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine.

Tanya S. Glaser, MD, is Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center.

Henry L. Feng, MD, is a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow, Duke University Eye Center.

Table of Contents Back to Top
1. Anatomy of the Eye and How It Works
2. Preventive Eye Care
3. Why Do I Need Glasses?
4. Options for Correcting Vision
5. Eyelids and Eyelashes
6. Conjunctiva and Sclera
7. The Cornea
8. Lens and Cataract
9 Age-Related Macular Degeneration
10. Diabetic Retinopathy
11. Other Conditions of the Retina and Choroid
12. Infection and Inflammation of the Eye
13. Tumors of the Eye and Orbit
14. The Optic Nerve
15. The Eye Muscles
16. The Orbit
17. Eye Injury
18. Systemic Diseases the Affect Vision and the Eye
19. Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
20. Living with Visual Impairment
21. What Tests May the Doctor Order?
Appendix: How to Put in Eye Drops

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Paper ISBN: 978-1-4780-1160-6 / Cloth ISBN: 978-1-4780-1050-0