Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Know the Risks, Save Your Sight

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among individuals age 65 and over in the United States. Thanks to advances in medical technology, new treatments have been developed over the past few years that can save vision threatened by AMD, but early detection is an imperative first step. What is AMD? Age-Related […]

Take Action. Don’t Lose Sight of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, a month to increase awareness and emphasize solutions. In the U.S. alone 2.1 million people have AMD, a vision disorder that include symptoms like blurry vision, dark areas and can result in permanent loss of central vision. Perhaps you have recently been made aware that you or […]

Sep­tem­ber is Healthy Aging Eyes Month

Sep­tem­ber is Healthy Aging Eyes Month. Car­olyn Wor­thing­ton, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Mag­a­zine and exec­u­tive direc­tor of Healthy Aging® is the cre­ator of Sep­tem­ber is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health obser­vance designed to focus national atten­tion on the pos­i­tive aspects of grow­ing older. There are over 76 mil­lion baby boomers today over 50 and […]

7 Sight-Saving Habits for Seniors from Corrective Eye Center

We’re here to help with these sight-saving habits… The American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages us to celebrate senior independence in the month of July with these seven sight-saving habits. Among older Americans, visual impairment is one of the most significant contributors to loss of independence; it is also associated with a higher prevalence of chronic […]