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The cost of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is projected to increase to $845 million per year over the next 15 years, simply due to the growth in the number of… [ Get More Details ]
Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) reported 45% worse vision-related functioning, 13% worse overall well-being, 30% more anxiety, and 42% more depression than those without the disease. They also… [ Get More Details ]
More than 2 million Americans over 40 have glaucoma, and only 1/2 are aware of it.
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In 2015, an estimated 1 million Americans were legally blind.