Cataracts are common in older adults, affecting more than 50% of the population aged 80 and over. Although cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, accounting for more than 40% of cases, they are also one of the most treatable eye conditions.
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Whether you are talking about a cell phone, tablet, computer, or smart TV, the efficiency they provide is inarguable. However, these benefits often come with a price – eyestrain. 
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According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, 36.3 million U.S. children between the ages of 5 and 18 play an organized sport. While the health benefits of physical activity cannot be denied, it does come with some risks. 
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Eye exams can identify vision problems and protect you from the impact of devastating eye diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration. Eye exams also provide an opportunity to detect up to 30 chronic medical conditions, even before symptoms occur.
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Dry eye is painful, frustrating, and affects nearly five million Americans age 50 and older. Dry eye occurs when tear production is inadequate. Without enough tears, debris doesn’t get washed away, resulting in a gritty feeling in your eyes.
Most women are unaware they are at a greater risk for vision loss and impairment than men. Fortunately, women can take proactive steps to protect their eye health by following these five tips.
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Many adults develop eyesight issues between their mid-40s and early 50s. Poor vision at close distances is one of the most common challenges. This article explores the top six ways to improve your vision over 50.
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Every day, around 2,000 U.S. workers suffer eye injuries that require medical treatment, and thousands of people are blinded each year from workplace eye injuries. Yet, both doctors and safety experts believe proper selection and use of eye protection at work could prevent 90% of such eye injuries.
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If you suffer from specific eye problems, your doctor may prescribe eyeglasses to help your eyesight. However, your prescription for eyeglasses contains numbers and abbreviated words that you may be unable to understand. Therefore, the first step towards reading your eyeglass prescription is to understand the meaning of these abbreviations.
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