By Jeffrey Anshel, O.D.
This resource offers basic information about the eye, an alphabetical listing of eye and visual system disorders, and both conventional and alternative treatments for a wide range of common and unusual eye problems. Part one gives basic information about the eyes and how to care for them including detailed sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Part two lists a guide of symptoms and possible causes and a brief but thorough section on first aid, then discusses disorders of the eye and visual system in alphabetical order. Each entry gives an overview of the disorder, conventional treatments and self-treatments; tables detailing effective nutritional, herbal and homeopathic remedies; a list of general recommendations. Part three offers eye-care techniques and procedures, including the latest information on refractive surgeries and vision therapies. Softbound, 224 pages.