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Title:
Coping with macular degeneration : a guide for patients and families to understanding and living with degenerative vision disorder
Author:
Price, Ira Marc.
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Edition:
[Large print edition].
Publication Information:
Thorndike, ME : Thorndike Press, 2001.

©2000
Physical Description:
288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780786229840
Format :
Book

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Age-related macular degeneration, which affects more than 13 million in this country, is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among Americans age fifty-five and older. Here is an essential survival guide for anyone affected by this illness. Covering all aspects of the disease, this valuable resource contains a wealth of practical advice about how to minimize risk for the disease, how to choose special vision-assistance devices to help make life easier; and how to develop strategies to deal with the depression and frustration often brought on by the disorder.