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Keeping Your Eyes Healthy At All Ages

Eyecare experts recommend you have a complete eye exam every one to three years, depending on your age, risk factors, and physical condition. It's important to recognize signs and symptoms, and perhaps even more important to mitigate the effects of aging with some simple and common-sense strategies. Learn about measures you can take to keep seeing clearly for years to come.

Tips for Coping With Vision Loss

Many normal, age-related problems affecting vision can be addressed with practical solutions, such as extra lighting for reading recipes or tinkering with garage projects.

Eight Ways to Protect Your Eyesight

Sight-threatening eye problems affect one in six adults aged 45 and older.

How Your Vision Changes as You Age

Just as our physical strength decreases with age, our eyes also exhibit an age-related decline in performance.

Detection and Management of Eye Disease

Eye problems can range from mild to severe; some are chronic, while others may resolve on their own, never to appear again. The articles below will give you a basic understanding of some of these problems and their implications. The cardinal rule is if your eyes don't look good, feel good or see well, you should visit your doctor.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a variety of disorders in the eye that can lead to loss of vision and even blindness. The most common type of glaucoma is caused by a gradual and painless rise of pressure inside the eye.

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