Prevent Blindness America. Vision Problems in the U.S.: Prevalence of adult vision impairment and age-related eye disease in the U.S.. Chicago: IL: Prevent Blindness America; 2012. http://www.visionproblemsus.org/
Medicare beneficiaries with vision loss incur significantly higher costs than individuals with normal vision. Approximately 90% of the higher annual costs are non-eye related medical costs– $2,193 for those with… [ Get More Details ]
Among those 65 and over, 18% are affected by vision trouble; 15 % of men and 19% of women. Among those 85 and over, 28% report having trouble seeing.
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