Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and the older we get the greater the likelihood of developing cataracts becomes. In fact, more than 50 percent of people over the age of 80 have had cataracts. Cataracts start slowly, usually around 40 years of age, but may not be noticeable until the age of 60.
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There are many different brands and types of contact lenses and solutions. In addition to discussing the proper use and care of your contacts with your optometrist or ophthalmologist, read the instructions on the lenses and solution packaging before using them for the first time. It is important to follow the manufacturer-recommended procedures. The most …
Glaucoma is a blanket term given for several diseases of the eye, all of which lead to damage of the optic nerve and eventual vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma is caused by unusually high pressure in your eye, most often caused by the drainage canals becoming clogged.
Having diabetes comes with many challenges to your health, but did you know your vision can also be negatively impacted by diabetes? There are a few diseases of the eye that are more likely to occur in people with diabetes as a result of it.