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Macular Degeneration

  • Is Macular Degeneration Hereditary? Macular degeneration affects about 200,000 new people each year, and while there are treatments that can help, it can’t be cured. If you have a family member who suffers from this condition, you may be wondering if it is hereditary and if you’re at risk for developing the ... Continue Reading
  • Most Common Vision Problems in the Elderly Most Common Vision Problems in the Elderly After nearly 40 years at the iron works, my father retired. He and Mom looked forward to relaxing, spending time with family and traveling. Within weeks of retirement, Dad was diagnosed with macular degeneration and was told he ... Continue Reading
  • Macular Degeneration in the Elderly Macular Degeneration in the Elderly There is nothing quite as frightening as the prospect of losing one’s vision. For many, with the loss of vision comes the loss of independence and the ability to easily interact with others, especially for older adults. As a person ages, ... Continue Reading