The Handbook of Nutrition in Ophthalmology is the first general text on nutrition and eye health created for physicians, nutritionists, and researchers. The author provides important links between the epidemic of obesity and implications it has for eye disease and blindness. The volume also includes chapters addressing nutritional aspects of preventing eye disease in diabetes mellitus and other optical neuropathies, making this a unique book.
Comprehensive general text on nutrition and the eye
Handbook of Nutrition and OphthalmologyRichard D. SembaTABLE OF CONTENTSSeries Editor's IntroductionForewordPreface1. Nutrition Blindness (Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders)2. Cataract3. Age-Related Macular Degeneration4. The Obesity Epidemic: Implications for Eye Health5. Nutrition and Diabetic Retinopathy6. Retinal Vascular Disease7. Nutritional Amblyopia and Vitamin B Complex Deficiencies8. Zinc and Eye Health9. Vitamin C and Eye Health10. The Age-Related Proinflammatory State and Eye Disease11. Essential Fatty Acids and Visual Development in Infants12. Inborn Errors of Metabolism