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miércoles, 9 de junio de 2010

How To Halt or Reverse Vision Loss

Presentación y el índice del libro “Cómo frenar o revertir la pérdida de la vista”. Se puede comprar en el link

Special Offer from Johns Hopkins Health Alerts

How To Halt or
Reverse Vision Loss

Simeon Margolis, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry,
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Medical Editor, The Johns Hopkins White Papers

Dear Concerned Health Alerts Reader:

Most of us take our vision for granted until we develop a disorder like cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy.

While people may fear losing their vision entirely, it's important to realize that vision loss can often be halted, or even reversed, with early treatment.

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To your healthy future,

Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and
Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins Medicine

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