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Medical Optometry


Your Personal Health Series

by (author) Marvin Kwitko Md & Marvin Ross

Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Sep 1994
Optometry, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1994
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Vision problems can be frightening, especially as we age and find our sight diminishing.Fortunately, many eye concerns are relatively easy to prevent and correct, and medical science has made great strides in treating more serious conditions. Eyes offers comprehensive information about problems of childhood, including wandering eye, lazy eye and infantile cataracts; refractive problems, such as myopia and astigmatism, and methods of correcting them; the aging eye, cataracts and glaucoma; and new treatments and technologies.BIO:MARVIN L.KWITKO, O.ST.J., BA MD, FAAO, FICS, FRCOPHTH, FRCS(C), Chief of Opthamology at St. Marys Hospital is one of Canadas most distinguished ophthalmic surgeons. He is President and founder of the Canadian Implant and Refractive Surgery Society, co-founder of the American Intraocular Implant Society, a recipient of the Senior Honor Award of the American Academy of Opthamology and La Medaille dHonneur, Lassociation Francaise des Implants Intraoculaires. MARVIN ROSS is a freelance medical journalist. He is also a registered correspondent for the European Press Network in Paris and a member of the Periodical Writers Association of Canada.He also received an award for writing one of the top five news stories from the Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Awards in 2001 for an article in the Sept/Oct 2000 issue of Canadian Occupational Safety. Marvin also does a great deal of writing for the pharmaceutical industry. He writes summaries of conference symposia and continuing medical education programs for physicians.

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Marvin Ross is a freelance medical journalist, and contributes regularly to the Globe and Mail, Medical Post and Family Practice. He is the author of The Silent Epidemic: A Comprehensive Guide to Alzheimer's Disease. He teaches business writing at Ryerson and at University of Toronto.

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