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Dr. Maria Richman

Macular Degeneration Can Be Helped With Low Vision Services

February is Low Vision Awareness month. Did you know that age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 50? The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimated 1.8 million people have AMD in another 7.3 million are at substantial risk for vision loss from AMD. It occurs […]

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February is Age Related Macular Degeneration + Low Vision Awareness Month

Did you know that age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 50? The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimated 1.8 million people have AMD in another 7.3 million are at substantial risk for vision loss from AMD. It occurs mostly in caucasians, women more so […]

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Katie Van Hise

Eye Health: An Increasing Concern for Aging Adults

It’s a fact of life that vision can change over time, resulting in a number of noticeable differences in how well aging adults see the world around them. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q® consumer survey, 78 percent of adults age 55 or older report experiencing some vision loss. […]

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Dr Anna DiGeso

Look Your Best: A Doctor of Optometry Tackles Your Questions About Eye Health

By Dr. Anna DiGeso  I often see floating spots and flashes of light. Should I be concerned? Spots, often called “floaters,” are particles within the vitreous humor, which is the clear, jelly-like fluid within the eye. They can take on many forms and consistencies and will shift position as you move your eyes. Floaters can […]

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