The acclaimed book on macular degeneration - w completely revised and updated with cutting edge research and the latest developments in the field. Macular degeneration is the most prevalent cause of vision loss in the western world. Dr. Lylas Mogk, the founding director of the Visual Rehabilitation and Research Center of the Henry Ford Health System, has a unique professional and personal understanding of AMD. A doctor and loving daughter of a parent with this frightening though manageable condition, Mogk here explains exactly what it is and how to limit its effect on your life. Reassuring and comprehensive - complete with illuminating first person stories of people with AMD - Macular Degeneration will help you or someone you love with information on Reducing your risk factors; Revolutionary new techlogy, including laser surgery and alternative treatments; New research discoveries in nutrition - and eye-healthy recipes; The latest low-vision computer software programs; Coping with depression and frustration; Active online communities of people with macular degeneration; Plus a Low Vision Living Rehab program to help you read better, see better, and live independently!
Lylas G. Mogk, M.D., is a practicing opthalmologist and founding Director of the Visual Rehabilitation and Research Center of Michigan, part of the Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Mogk is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Low Vision Rehabilitation Committee.