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 Presbyopia

  Category: Common Eye Conditions, Age-Related

 

As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of

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 Glaucoma

  Category: Common Eye Conditions, Age-Related

 

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States, making it an important public health priority. Although there are several factors that cause glaucoma, all types of glaucoma are characterized by damage to the optic nerve. This damage prevents the brain from receiving appropriate

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 Cataracts

  Category: Common Eye Conditions, Age-Related

 

Many body parts begin to change as you age, and your eyes are no exception. One of the most common age-related eye changes is the development of cataracts. Although cataracts do not occur exclusively in older adults, they affect approximately half of all Americans by age 80. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts

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 Macular Degeneration

  Category: Common Eye Conditions, Age-Related

 

One of the most important reasons for regular examinations by your eye care provider is to evaluate for the development of macular degeneration. According to the Bright Focus™ Foundation, this condition is the primary cause of loss of vision and blindness in older individuals ages 60 and above and is

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