Around 648,000 Americans age 80 and older are blind– 7% of the 80 and older population.
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Surgical procedure to relieve pressure in the eyes of glaucoma patients
A common surgical procedure to relieve pressure in the eyes of glaucoma patients where other treatments have not been effective, was found to increase the risk of cataract formation by… [ Get More Details ]
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 ]
An estimated 1.75 million Americans currently have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). That number is expected to grow to 2.95 million by 2020. * Note that an additional 7.3 million currently… [ Get More Details ]