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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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Dr. Friedman

What is Low Vision?

Low Vision can affect people of any age and can’t be corrected with glasses. Contact your optometric physician today to find out if low vision aids can help! Low vision is the term used to describe visual impairment that can’t be corrected fully with glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery. Low vision can affect […]

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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

Does someone you love have low vision?

Here’s eye-opening news: Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these, 3 million have low vision. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. For the millions of people […]

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Dr. Jennifer Wong

The Lowdown on Low Vision

What is Low Vision? When you have low vision, conventional spectacles, contact lenses, medicine, and surgery may no longer help to improve your vision.  You probably have noticed your vision taking a turn for the worse.   Millions of Americans lose sight every year due to eye disease.  Many of these patients are 65 years of […]

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