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Vision & Eye Health

  • Signs of Aging Eyes Beginning in their early to mid-40s, older adults start experiencing problems with vision. This is especially prevalent in people with systemic conditions — such as diabetes or high blood pressure — or who have a family history of eye diseases. When you have these vision ... Continue Reading
  • Complications of Untreated Cataracts What is happening to my vision? Are you experiencing poor vision in low lighting? Do you have to turn on overhead lights when a lamp used to be sufficient? How about the glare you’ve been seeing as a car approaches you while driving at night, or the halo that appears around ... Continue Reading
  • 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
  • What Does Glaucoma Feel Like? Before you notice anything is wrong, glaucoma can steal nearly half of your vision. Most of the time, there are no symptoms to alert you as permanent losses slowly accumulate. It’s estimated that over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and only about half of them know it. ... Continue Reading
  • Activities for Seniors with Limited Vision Imagine what would happen if you lost your ability to see. Would you still be able to enjoy the hobbies and activities that are important to you? This is the dilemma faced by a growing number of seniors and their caregivers. The National Federation of the Blind estimates ... Continue Reading
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