Nearsightedness, farsightedness, childhood strabismus, presbyopia--these are among the many ophthalmic disorders that will affect nearly every person in the United States sometime during his or her life. Beyond the common vision problems, more serious diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, and retinal cancer will threaten the eyesight of millions.
Ophthalmic Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook makes reliable information available to those afflicted with ophthalmic diseases and disorders. This comprehensive collection of authoritative information presents material in a nontechnical, humanitarian style for patients, their families, and caregivers. This work also appeals to a wide audience of readers.