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The Eye Care Revolution

Robert Abel

ISBN 0758206224
Publish Date 1/1/2004
Format Trade Paperback
Categories Kensington, Traditional
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Did You Know…

Your prescription drugs can give you cataracts…or glaucoma?

Blue light can cure insomnia?

A nutritional remedy for dry eyes can actually improve your arteries and decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s?

Most of us believe that conventional medicine is the only way to treat common eye problems. But there is another way. 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:

  • 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

Dr. Abel also tells you what an eye exam can reveal about serious health problems you may not know you have. And he alerts you to the shocking damage that prescription drugs and over-the-counter remedies inflict on your eyes.

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.

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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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