Whether you’re a newly diagnosed patient, or a friend or relative of someone suffering with macular degeneration, this book offers guidance and support. 100 Questions & Answers About Macular Degeneration provides authoritative, practical answers to commonly asked questions about this condition to help you better understand all aspects of dealing with macular degeneration including treatment options, sources of support, and much more. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the disease's physical and emotional turmoil.
Table of contents
Part 1 Background: What Is It, Where Is It, and Who Has It?
Part 2 Risk Factors and Causes
Part 3 Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What Is It, How Can I Recognise It, and What Can I Do About It?
Part 4 Vitamin Supplements and Diet
Part 5 Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What Is It, How Will I Know if I Have It, Can It Be Treated?
Part 6 Treatment for Wet Macular Degeneration: New Therapies, Similarities and Differences, Risks and Benefits
Part 7 Intravitreal Injections: How Are They Given, Do They Hurt, and What Should I Worry About?
Part 8 Other Treatments: Cold Lasers, Combination Therapies, Future Possibilities
This is a Jones & Bartlett title, distributed throughout Europe by Class Health.