Age Related Macular Degeneration or AMD

Age Related Macular Degeneration or AMD

February is Age Related Macular Degeneration Month Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a type of eye disease that is the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly in developed countries. In a person’s forties or fifties, subtle abnormalities indicating...
Resolutions for Healthy Eyes

Resolutions for Healthy Eyes

For many of us, tradition dictates that we begin the new year with health-related resolutions. We frequently make resolutions to get more exercise, eat a healthier diet, or quit smoking. And that’s fantastic, especially since the benefits of those resolutions...
Can Eye Exams Catch Dementia?

Can Eye Exams Catch Dementia?

Eye exams in the elderly may detect more than just vision problems. A new study adds to the evidence that certain types of vision problems may be associated with an increased risk of dementia. By the age of 40, the AAO recommends that all healthy adults have a...
Safe Toys List

Safe Toys List

December is Safe Toy and Celebrations Month. Accidents involving children and toys occur far too frequently and can result in eye injuries. Toys cause serious eye injuries, even blindness, to thousands of children aged 14 and under each year. When considering  safe...