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Category Archives: Macular Degeneration

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Eye Care for Senior Adults

It is reported that 1-in-3 Americans develop some form of eye disease, which impairs vision by the time they are 65. Though some vision loss due to age (presbyopia) is normal, other eye diseases, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular-degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are more serious and can cause more severe vision impairment. Early detection of […]


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Aging Eyes

It’s no secret that as we age, parts of our body begin to decline and don’t function as they once did. Unfortunately, our vision is no different. Most people over 40 will experience age-related vision loss due to presbyopia, cataracts or another condition. Have you noticed that you now need glasses to see up close […]




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Vision Loss As We Age

Vision loss is, unfortunately, a natural part of the aging process. Most adults over age 40 experience a decline in their vision called presbyopia. As we mature, the crystalline lens of the eye loses its elasticity and begins to harden, making it difficult to see up close. While presbyopia is not considered a disease of […]




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Aspirin: Macular Degeneration

While many health conditions can be treated with a daily dose of aspirin, macular degeneration could be an unfortunate side effect about which patients should be aware. Aspirin is one of the oldest known pain relievers, and, as such, has long been prescribed in daily dosage for people with heart trouble. In addition, the American […]


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