Vision Health — Age-Related Vision Disorders & Ways to Prevent Them
June Health Focus: Week 4
A cataract is an opacification (cloudiness) of the eye’s normally clear crystalline lens. It is the leading cause of blindness worldwide; however it is preventable.
Side windows in cars do not protect adequately from ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation — the kind of radiation that is mainly responsible for skin cancer and cataracts.
Glaucoma is a condition in which deterioration of the optic nerve leads to progressive vision loss. It is the second leading treatable cause of blindness in the United States.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that affects the macula. The macula is the central, most critical part of the retina for providing sharp vision.
There’s good evidence that certain dietary supplements and a healthy diet slow the advance of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss.
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