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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older.

Because cataracts are largely age related, over half of all Americans either have a cataract or had cataract surgery by 80 years of age.

Although low vision can affect children, it more commonly affects adults and seniors.

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. #Diabetes

Whether it's a dip in the pool, a visit to the beach, or jumping into a lake, you should never wear contacts while swimming unless you're also wearing goggles. Goggles protect your eyes from waterborne bacteria that can cause sight-threatening diseases.

Your vision may become duller or blurrier if you suffer from age-related cataracts. Do not suffer from this eye theft disease, schedule regular eye exams.

On the set of 'A Clockwork Orange' Malcolm McDowell sat strapped to a chair with his eyes pried open to complete a brainwash scene. Not only were his corneas badly scratched, but he also suffered from temporary blindness.

February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Join us in raising awareness for this vision theft disease.

Myth: Eye exams aren't necessary unless you are having an eye problem. Fact: Routine eye exams help detect diseases, such as glaucoma, before your vision is impaired.

Exposure to smoke, wind and dry climates can increase tear evaporation resulting in dry eye symptoms.
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