How a routine eye exam can save your life

Seniors

Our bodies take a beating as the years go on but your eyes don’t have to. Although seniors are more susceptible to various eye conditions, you can take simple steps to help detect, treat or possibly even prevent serious eye conditions. Learn more about ways to care for your eyes as you get older.

How a routine eye exam can save your life

Julie Beall might be a cancer patient, but she’s truly defined by any number of other titles. She’s a wife and mother, a registered nurse, a real estate professional, an MBA graduate, a small business owner and public speaker. She …

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Vision issues to monitor in your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond

With each passing year, we gain more memories and more wisdom. (We hope!) But as we grow older, our bodies change too, including our eyes and vision. This process is natural, but it’s important to stay aware of age-related vision …

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Are you at risk for glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that develop when increased fluid pressure in the eyes damages the nerve fibers in the optic nerve and retina. This damage can lead to irreversible vision loss. The good news …

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Taking your eyes out of the clouds: detecting and treating cataracts

Mr. Magoo may have been an endearing source of laughter, but those who suffer from cataracts are not likely to find humor in blurred vision. Cataracts, often associated with cloudy eyes, represent the most common cause of vision loss among …

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Macular degeneration: detecting and preventing a leading cause of vision loss

Our eyes are cameras to the world, and for many of us the picture may be falling out of focus. Macular degeneration—simply described as blurred vision—is a leading cause of vision loss among people 50 and older, affecting more than …

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Make Eye Care a Family Affair

At every age, your family members can benefit from regular eye care. From the very young to the young at heart, regular eye exams are important to keeping everyone in your family productive and well. Roughly 232 million Americans require …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.