Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) sponsored by the National Eye Institute
“Hyman Shapiro of Rockville, Maryland, practiced law for 45 years until his vision problems made it too difficult to read the law books. In 1988, he was diagnosed with age-related… [ Get More Details ]
Quality of Life Impact Top Concern from Vision Loss Among Individuals Polled
“Quality of life” ranked as top concern by non-Hispanic Whites (73%), and Asians (68%)–when asked to consider various possible consequences of vision loss. African Americans (66%) and Hispanics (63%) ranked… [ Get More Details ]
Age-Related eye diseases affect more than 35 million Americans age 40 and older. The most common eye diseases in that age group are macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataract.
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