Handbook of Nutrition and Ophthalmology

The Handbook of Nutrition in Ophthalmology is the first general text on nutrition and eye health created for physicians, nutritionists, and researchers. Dr. Richard D. Semba provides important links between the epidemic of obesity and implications it has for eye disease and blindness. The volume add...

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Main Author: Semba, Richard David
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana Press 2007, 2007
Edition:1st ed. 2007
Series:Nutrition and Health
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Nutritional Blindness (Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders)
  • Cataract
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • The Obesity Epidemic
  • Nutrition and Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Disease
  • Nutritional Amblyopia and B Complex Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Zinc and Eye Health
  • Vitamin C and Eye Health
  • The Age-Related Proinflammatory State and Eye Disease
  • Essential Fatty Acids and Visual Development in Infants
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism