Chinese Medicine for Aging Eyes
Chinese and Western diagnosis & treatment
- ISBN: 9780990755005
- 2015, 288 pages
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Chinese Medicine for Aging Eyes combines practice from both Eastern and Western medical approaches, this book will help the TCM trained clinician as well as the ophthalmologist and optometrist to understand and utilize TCM techniques and protocols that address eye diseases commonly seen in senior patients.
This book correlates the WM disease condition name with the TCM diagnostic description and includes recommended acupuncture and Chinese medicinal therapy for conditions including blepharoptosis, myasthenia, dry eye, glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration, occlusion, presbyopia, and diabetic retinopathy.
The authors Hoy Ping Yee Chan and Carole Conlon show you periocular needling techniques using the ocuzone locations is covered, and there is a helpful section on preventive self-care routines for aging eyes and general health.
For Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Specialty training using Chinese herbs and acupuncture for the treatment of common eye diseases seen in seniors.
Eye disease from a Western medical viewpoint.
When referral to Western medicine is critical.
When and how to integrate tradition Chinese medicine and Western treatment for best results.
A wealth of self-care methods to share with patients.
For Proactive Seniors:
What happens to your eyes as you age.
Supplements and self-massage to slow or halt the progression of eye disease.
Awareness of both the strengths and weaknesses of Western and traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of eye disease.
For Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Western Medical Practitioners:
Learn how Chinese medicine can help your senior patients in the prevention and treatment of eye disease and how an integrated healing approach can be the most effective.
Carole Conlon, L.Ac. worked as an acupuncturist for 21 years, eventually specializing in Nogier’s Auriculomedicine method combined with a focus on clearing the emotional aspects of disease. Prior to her studies at the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, she worked as a registered medical technologist in a variety…
Hoy Ping Yee Chan
Hoy Ping Yee Chan, OMD has over 25 years experience as a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine along with 18 years prior to that, working as a medical doctor in China. Over the past 30 years, she has shared her theories, her medical knowledge, clinical experience and health care recommendations…