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The Eye Care Revolution: Third Edition

Robert Abel

ISBN 9780758293763
Publish Date 4/29/2014
Format ePub
Categories Non Fiction Health

"Valuable tips, unique insights. . .Dr. Abel is a healer for the 21st century." --From the Foreword by Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Alzheimer's can be predicted through the eye?
Sleep apnea can cause blindness?
Computers and texting are creating an epidemic of nearsightedness?
Retina chips and stem cell therapy offer promise for macular degeneration patients?
Your prescription drugs can give you cataracts. . .or glaucoma?

Alternative therapies have created new vistas for hope in eye care. In this breakthrough guide--newly revised and updated--ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Abel brings you amazing nutritional, herbal, homeopathic, and Asian therapies, along with conventional methods, to prevent and even reverse most vision disorders. Discover:

New devices that allow the blind to "see" through their tongues
What you need to know about your children's eyes
How to administer eye drops with your eyes closed
Antioxidant must-haves for your eyes
A safe, herbal treatment for glaucoma
Surprising ways vitamins can protect and heal your eyes
Easy steps to end eyestrain
New developments in LASIK surgery
Why lutein may be even more important for vision than beta-carotene
How to improve lazy eyes through acupuncture and vision therapy

Covering everything from high-tech laser treatments to centuries-old Asian remedies, Dr. Abel's authoritative, reliable information will help you and your doctor become full partners in saving your eyes and your overall good health.

"If you have an eye condition, ask your ophthalmologist how he will treat you. Then pick up Dr. Abel's book and note how many more answers he gives. I can vouch for the fact that the options he offers, being natural and nutritional, are far better." --Robert C. Atkins, M.D.

About Robert Abel:

Dr. Robert Abel earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in 1969, completed his ophthalmology residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital and was a Cornea Fellow at the University of Florida. A board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Abel is on the staff of the Christiana Care Health System. He is a former Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He founded and has been Medical Director of the Medical Eye Bank of Delaware since 1981. He teaches locally and internationally on numerous subjects, including cornea, cataract and nutrition. He instructs the Cornea Microsurgery Workshops at the Academy of Ophthalmology meetings annually and has been on the Academy's Committee of International Ophthalmology.

Dr. Abel has done active research on corneal transplants, corneal pathology, contact lenses and drugs as they relate to the eye. He holds two patents on artificial corneas and has received the AAO Honor Award and the Senior Honor Award. Other inquiries concerning eye care can also be found on his website at www.eyeadvisory.com. He was voted a Top Doctor by the readers of Delaware Today magazine in 2011. His interests include practicing Tai-Chi and studying alternative medicine systems.

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