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January 20, 2020
More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. Find out if you are at a higher than normal risk of getting glaucoma.
August 12, 2019
Most of us don’t think about the health of our eyes on a daily basis. However, if you’re a contact lens wearer, there are important things to know. Learn more from Jessica J. McNally, MD, from the University of Vermont Medical Center. Although contact lenses are a convenient and effective way to see more clearly,
February 18, 2019
One of the fastest-growing issues in eye health—and health care in general—is age related macular degeneration. In fact, this disease—also called AMD—has become the most common cause of severe vision loss in people over the age of 65. As we live longer due to the amazing advances in medical care, and the healthy manner in
January 17, 2019
Glaucoma affects nearly three million Americans and is a major cause of vision loss and blindness around the world. The disease is most common as we age. Beyond age sixty-five, it develops in 2-3 percent of whites and 4-6 percent of African-Americans. It also occurs in infancy and middle age, but this is less common.