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"Providing prospective patients with an understandable account of the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, this book thoroughly explores the issues surrounding this condition. Surgical treatment and postoperative processes are described in detail, including the risks and possible complications. The emotional side of sight loss and its effect on the patient's life is discussed. Answering questions frequently asked by individuals with cataracts, this comprehensive reference covers the causes of cataracts; prevention and treatment; intraocular lenses; deciding when cataracts should be removed; and whether cataract surgery eliminates the need for glasses."
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Howard Gimbel, M.D., is a cataract surgeon who holds academic appointments at the University of Calgary and the University of California, San Francisco, and was recently named professor and chairperson of the department of ophthalmology at Loma Linda University. He was awarded the Binkhorst Medal, was named one of the 25 most influential ophthalmologists of the 20th century, and was appointed to the Alberta Order of Excellence. He lives in Calgary, Alberta. David Chang, M.D., is a clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the chairperson of the cataract section of the American Academy of Ophthalmology program committee. He lives in Los Altos, California.
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Book Description Addicus Books, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111886039666
Book Description Addicus Books, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1886039666