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Age Related Macular Degeneration

How to Protect Your Eyes From Macular Degeneration

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Having a parent or sibling with macular degeneration does indeed increase your risk three to four times. But the good news is there are things you can do to protect your eyesight, and a number of treatments that are available if you do happen to get it. Here's what you should know.

5 Suprising Ways You're Hurting Your Vision

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 05.22.2013 | Fifty

Eyesight naturally changes as we age. As we grow older, our eyes go from being able to refocus easily to having a harder time seeing detail, explained...

World's Tiniest Telescope Treats Blindness

Barbara Dehn | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Thanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.

Resources to Help Seniors With Low Vision

Jim T. Miller | Posted 10.26.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Unfortunately, there are nearly 2 million Americans, like your wife, living with macular degeneration today, making everyday tasks like cooking dinner, reading the newspaper or watching television extremely challenging. Here are some resources that can help.

Weekly Health Tip: It's Hard to See Through the Smoke

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

We all know that smoking causes cancer, cardiovascular disease, and multiple respiratory illnesses. Does anyone really need another reason to quit? Okay, here's one: To save your vision.

Right Wing Watch: Dick Armey Calls for Higher Middle Class Taxes; Palin Eloquent About Her Choice to Keep Pregnancy

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Republicans believe they can play photos of Obama shaking hands with Hugo Chavez and diminish the president's support. Some of the boomers may still fall for it; the millennials do not.