What you need to know as your eyes age

vision loss

Loss of Vision, Loss of Hope?

Millions of Americans are currently afflicted with advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the number one cause of vision loss in adults older than 50. AMD can affect everyday life, causing those who have it to have trouble driving, reading and even recognizing faces. AMD and Vision Loss While the focus of those with AMD and…

Lifting the Fog of Cataracts

Lifting the Fog of Cataracts

More than half of all cases of blindness are caused by cataracts. According to the Centers for Disease control and Prevention, approximately 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts; this number is expected to increase to 30 million by 2020. While many people have heard the term cataract and it is an extremely…

nutrition for cataract prevention

Cataract Prevention | Sunglasses, Nutrition and Eye Exams

Cataracts occur when the natural lens of the eye, located behind the pupil and iris, becomes cloudy. This can result in cause blurriness, sensitivity to light and vision loss. Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness and affect millions of people in the United States, especially those over the age of 40. The only way to treat cataracts is to remove the clouded lens through surgery. The good news is that cataracts are preventable to a certain extent. Follow our tips to ensure that you are doing your part to prevent cataracts.

secret to younger-looking eyes

Secrets for Younger-Looking Eyes

Have you ever woken up, looked in the mirror, and wondered, “What happened?” Crow’s feet, puffy bags, and dark under-eye circles may have begun a daily assault on your eyes, and the only way you can think to combat it is piling the makeup on higher and deeper (if you’re a woman) or splashing some cold water on it and hoping no one notices (if you’re a man). Well, before resorting to your makeup bag or just throwing in the towel on aging eyes, try these tips out.