National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2006: With chartbook on trends in the health of Americans. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2006. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus06.pdf
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 ]
The average cost in 2004 per age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patient age 40 to 64 using outpatient services was $305. The average cost per patient 65 years and older was… [ Get More Details ]
More than 2 million Americans age 50 and older have age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—2,069,403.
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The number of Americans age 40 and older with diabetic retinopathy is projected to triple between 2005 and 2050–increasing from 5.5 million to 16 million. The number of people age… [ Get More Details ]