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All about Your Eyes

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Sharon Fekrat
Sharon Fekrat

Sharon Fekrat, M.D., FACS, is a practicing vitreoretinal surgeon and an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University. She is president of the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Jennifer S. Weizer, M.D. is a clinical assistant professor in the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan.

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Jennifer S. Weizer
Jennifer S. Weizer

Sharon Fekrat, M.D., FACS, is a practicing vitreoretinal surgeon and an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University. She is president of the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Jennifer S. Weizer, M.D. is a clinical assistant professor in the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan.

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Duke University Press
ISBN electronic:
978-0-8223-9608-6
Publication date:
2005

A concise, easy-to-understand reference book, All about Your Eyes tells you what you need to know to care for your eyes and what to expect from your eye doctor.

In this reliable guide, leading eye care experts:

—explain how healthy eyes work

—describe various eye diseases, including pink eye, cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy

—provide up-to-date information on eye surgery, including refractive, laser, and cosmetic

For each eye problem, the authors describe in simple, straightforward language

—what it is

—the symptoms

—what, if anything, you can do to prevent it

—when to call the doctor

—the treatment

—the likelihood of recovery

All about Your Eyes includes a glossary of technical terms and, following each entry, links to web sites where further information may be found.

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