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Macular Degeneration—What You Should Know

Macular degeneration is an incredibly common vision problems and it is a leading cause of permanent vision loss. Learn more about this issue and find out how to protect your eyes. What is macular degeneration? Macular degeneration is also often referred to as AMD, or age related macular degeneration, because in most cases it is […]







A Look Into Macular Degeneration

Despite being leading cause of blindness and vision loss in patients over the age of 65, many are still unfamiliar with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). By taking a closer look at this condition, you can  become better prepared to seek treatment should signs of this disease begin to show. What Exactly is Macular Degeneration? AMD […]







Eye Concerns for Aging Adults

It’s no secret that as we grow older, we become increasingly susceptible to a wide array of health problems. The aging process has a particularly strong effect on the eyes, leaving patients vulnerable to conditions like presbyopia, dry eye, age-related macular degeneration, and more. Keep reading to explore some of the most common eye problems […]








Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about Macular Degeneration

It seems inevitable that as we get older, our vision won’t be as sharp as it used to be. What if this is vision loss is more severe, however? It may be age-related macular degeneration, a breakdown of the eye’s macula that affects about 1 in every 2,000 people in the United States. So what […]







Startling Statistic from AHAF Highlights Importance of Macular Degeneration Evaluations

The American Health Assistance Foundation, a nonprofit that deals with age-related diseases, is reporting a startling statistic on the prevalence of macular degeneration in America.  The foundation reports that “as many as 11 million people in the United States have some form of age-related macular degeneration.” Essentially, macular degeneration is a condition characterized by a […]







Common Causes of Vision Decline

Treatment for poor vision is a necessity for many Americans, but the specific causes of vision decline can vary. According to the National Institute of Health, the following conditions are frequently responsible for vision changes. Some of these problems develop with age while others can appear at any stage of life. Presbyopia – this is […]