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Cataracts : A Patient's Guide to Treatment (Paperback) (David F., M.d. Chang)

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If you have been diagnosed with cataracts or are concerned you may have them, get detailed and understandable answers to your questions with Cataracts: A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, Third Edition, newly updated to include the latest information on rapidly-evolving cataract surgical and lens implant technologies.

Even though cataract surgery is performed several million times a year, it is common for patients to have questions, concerns, and misconceptions when it comes to the surgery. This useful resource covers the most commonly asked questions with clear, understandable explanations.
Two of the country’s foremost cataract experts, Dr. David F. Chang and Dr. Bryan S. Lee, walk readers through the procedure and explain why cataracts form, how they are diagnosed, how they are treated, and what other eye conditions may affect cataract surgery, all in a way that is easily understandable for patients and their families.

Cataracts: A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, Third Edition is easy-to-read and brief in length. It nonetheless provides comprehensive information on patient-specific issues that affect cataract surgery success and outcomes. It serves as an excellent supplement to information and advice obtained from the patient’s own eye doctor.

A few of the questions answered inside Cataracts: A Patient’s Guide, Third Edition:
  • How are cataracts diagnosed?
  • How do I know if I should have cataract surgery?
  • What kind of anesthesia is used during surgery?
  • Which of the intraocular lens implant options should I consider?
  • What is the role of lasers in cataract surgery?
  • What is the recovery like after surgery?
  • Will I still need glasses or contacts after surgery?
  • Can I have surgery if I have glaucoma or other eye conditions?
After reading Cataracts: A Patient’s Guide, Third Edition, you will be able to make a well-informed decision about cataract surgery and will understand much more about the range of artificial lens implant options that can get you seeing clearly again.
Number of Pages: 150
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Ophthalmology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Slack Inc
Author: David F., M.d. Chang
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51381097
UPC: 9781630912154
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8741
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