This book draws on the wisdom of oriental medicine with its rich 3,000 year history, western holistic medicine with its scientific analysis, and the empirical experiences of peer eye doctors who have dedicated themselves to exploring the natural healing processes of the human body and its relationship to healthy vision.
Natural Eye Care: A Comprehensive Manual for Practitioners of Oriental Medicine offers a unique approach to improving vision and preventing vision problems. This practical manual will help you make safe, sensible choices and show you how Chinese and western herbs, nutrition, diet, acupuncture and vision therapy can be used to prevent and treat such eye disorders as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, dry eyes, floaters, etc.
Some of the resources this manual provides include the following:
- Specific descriptions of over 20 eye conditions, related TCM patterns for each eye disease and suggested Chinese herbal formulas and acupuncture point combinations for treatment
- Specific eye exercises for vision improvement
- Five Element approach to vision improvement
- Basic anatomy and physiology of the eye
- Visual Hygiene and a Vision Diet
- Research Studies
Table of Contents
Sample chapter (Cataracts)
About the authors:
Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac. is an optometrist trained in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He is the coauthor of the following books: Magic Eye How to See 3D, Natural Eye Care: An Encyclopedia, and Greater Vision: A Comprehensive Program for Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Clarity. Dr. Grossman practices in Rye and New Paltz, New York.
Michael Edson, M.S., L.Ac. is trained in Chinese medicine and acupuncture, as well as in martial arts and Qigong. He practices in New Paltz and Middletown, New York.