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.
Symptoms and Prevention of Glaucoma
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.
Overview of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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.
Research Connects Mediterranean Diet to Reduced Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Try these Mediterranean Diet inspired dishes!