7 Tips for Maintaining Eye Health as You Age

While we can’t reverse the effects of aging on our eyesight, we can take common-sense steps to promote eye health and protect our vision. With approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day, a growing cohort of older Americans needs to start considering how to best take care of themselves as they age. From supporting… Read More

Not Sure If You Need Glasses? Here’s How to Tell.

Even if you haven’t needed glasses before, watch for these symptoms to ensure that your vision changes don’t go undiagnosed. In adults, vision changes can creep up slowly. It may be months or years before you realize you can’t read the street signs that your friend can, or until you notice that you’re holding a… Read More

Treating Glaucoma with “Natural Cures” is Unwise. Here’s Why.

Unregulated websites across the internet claim to offer homeopathic solutions for glaucoma, but the science behind them isn’t always sound. Glaucoma affects more than 3 million Americans, making it one of the leading causes of vision loss in the country — and the leading cause of blindness for African Americans and Hispanic Americans. While many… Read More

What We Know about Cataract Prevention – and What You Can Do Now

Researchers suggest taking steps now to protect your vision in the future. Cataracts are very common, affecting the vision of more than half of Americans over the age of 60. Over time, the proteins in the eye start to join together and cloud the lens. Frustrated patients often wonder if there’s anything they can do… Read More

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