April 2016


Taking simple steps can help protect your sight

American Academy of Ophthalmology provides tips to help keep eyes at their best during Healthy Vision Month in May. Approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, […]

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Summer alert: Too much sun can damage your eyes

Sand on your feet, warm summer breeze: summer is really here! During the hottest season of the year, people often spend more time outdoors, which means prolonged exposure to the […]

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April Is Women Eye Safety Month

According to the recent Prevent Blindness study, The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems, women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age […]

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What is AMD?

The condition we’re talking about is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This progressive eye condition is the number one cause of severe vision loss and legal blindness in adults over age 65 […]

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Could eye drops replace injections for AMD?

Eye injections used to treat blindness-causing disorders such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may face competition in the future. Recent research from University College of London’s Institute of Ophthalmology found—through animal models—that eye drops […]

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