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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This video looks at the causes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of visual impairment in older Americans.

A Journey Through the Human Eye: How We See

We depend on our eyes more than any other sense, however many of us take this precious gift for granted. Without them, we could not experience a beautiful sunset, see the faces of our loved ones, or view the natural marvels of the world. We rely on our eyesight for so much, but most people have only a vague idea of how our eyes work. There are actually many different parts of the eye working together to form a unique self-sustaining system. Though smaller than a ping-pong ball, the eye allows us to see, while cleaning, moisturizing and disinfecting itself at the same time.

How to use eye drops properly

How to use eye drops so as to ensure correct medication falls into your eyes. Did you know there is space for only one drop in the eye? If you apply two drops, the extra drop will roll off the eye.

What Is a Cataract?

If you've been diagnosed with cataracts, you're not alone -- they're the natural part of the aging process and according to some estimates cataracts affect more than 20 million Americans over the age of 40

Detecting glaucoma through a dilated eye exam

arly signs of glaucoma can be detected through a comprehensive dilated eye exam.

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