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Title Myopia : animal models to clinical trials / editors, Roger W. Beuerman [and others].

Imprint New Jersey : World Scientific, 2010.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 390 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Epidemiology and risk factors -- Clinical studies and pathologic myopia -- Genetics of myopia -- Animal models and the biological basis of myopia -- Interventions for myopia.
Note Print version record.
Summary Myopia is the most common optical disorder in the world, and is on the rise in many countries, particularly in East Asia. The impact of myopia is evident as the driving force in the development of refractive surgery and of the spectacle and contact lens industries. While myopia is often seen as a childhood disease that involves complex genetic-environmental factors, it is also a major cause of adult blindness. In Singapore (where myopia has reached one of the highest rates in the world) as well as in Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong, affected patients have greater severity of myopia, leading to add.
Subject Myopia.
Clinical Trials as Topic -- methods.
Disease Models, Animal.
MEDICAL -- Optometry.
Myopia. (OCoLC)fst01031499
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Beuerman, Roger W., 1942-
Other Form: Print version: Myopia. New Jersey : World Scientific, 2010 9789812832979 (DLC) 2010010940 (OCoLC)559648461
ISBN 9789812832986 (electronic bk.)
981283298X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051397036
DEBBG BV043100600
DEBBG BV044156197
DEBSZ 421673710
NZ1 13868770

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