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Guide to Healthy Eyes

Meenal Kumar (Editor) R. Kumar (Editor)
Synopsis Eyes are the most precious gift Lord has bestowed on us all. Eyes have unlimited potential to capture the beauty of nature and serve the owner for lifetime. Healthy eyes are vital for achieving good vision. To ensure health of our eyes, a few simple facts go a long way in preventing serious vision threatening problems. This book covers basic facts about the functioning of eye, normal and abnormal vision and colour vision, refractive errors and their correction with spectacles, contact lenses, and surgical modalities including lasers. It has covered most commonly encountered eye injuries, cataract (clouding of the crystalline lens), retinal disorders, and has highlighted prevention of eye diseases. The eye problems affecting different age groups such as children, adults and ageing individuals are discussed in detail. The questions and their answers are provided on various eye diseases, which will be very useful to readers. This book will be immensely beneficial to general public, students, parents, teachers and all professionals including medical doctors. The readers will enjoy reading and benefit from the knowledge contained in this book.
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About the authors

Meenal Kumar

Dr. Mrs. Meenal Kumar, a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist at Chandigarh, is a sensitive, capable and caring physician for her patients. Her work represents the essence of healing, while destroying the myths and challenges associated with health problems. The book on menopause was her first and that was based upon personal sufferings and experiences of menopause as a patient, as well as a physician . Due to extreme distress of menopausal symptoms and problems borne by her person, she became disabled, which gave her new insight and new strength to offer power of healing to her patients about menopausal symptoms. In recognition of her dedication to the cause of women’s empowerment in general and menopause in particular, she was asked to head the first menopause clinic, set up at Chandigarh, in the year 2001, the year of women’s empowerment, which is now functioning at 232/Sector 16A, Chandigarh. She was born in the family of doctors at Agra and had her medical schooling (M.B.B.S.) at Kanpur. Later on she specialized in Gynaecology from Delhi University by passing DGO and MD. He total interest, hobbies, profession is summed up in care of her patients. She continues to serve her patients through her pen, as much as her touch and prescription. Her first book ‘Guide to Better Women’s Health after Menopause’ was highly admired.

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R. Kumar

Dr. R. Kumar is an accomplished writer, senior eye-specialist, eminent socio-medical scientist, diligent social worker, organizer par excellence and a noted public health educator of North India. He has been writing in English, Hindi and Punjabi. He has written on all aspects of health and has over 70 books to his credit. He has been writing regularly for the health columns of different newspapers e.g. The Tribune, The Indian Express, Danik Bhaskar, etc. Besides, he has organized several seminars and conferences to further the cause of medical science and to bolster the aspects of continuing medical education for the benefit of doctors in practice or in service. Born at Keorak (Haryana) on January 26, 1946, he worked at Nehru Hospital, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (PGI), Chandigarh from 1968-73. He had his early education at DAV College, Jalandhar (1961-63). He joined Govt. Medical College, Patiala and passed in flying colours (1963-68). Then he acquired his higher degree of specialization in Ophthalmology in 1971 from PGI, in first attempt. He had set up his own private modern Eye Clinic for consultation/treatment of patients, first in Sector 15 in the year 1974 and then shifted to Sector 16A in the year 1996, where he is now settled. He has been President/Secretary of several medical associations from time to time. He continues to organize seminars and CMEs for the benefit of doctors and health education and awareness programmes for the public.

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Bibliographic information

Title Guide to Healthy Eyes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788176294775
length x+372p., Figures; Col. plates; Appendices; Index; 23cm.