|Adults Failing When It Comes To Eye Care Knowledge |
44% of parents are not aware that behavioral problems can be an indication that a child s vision is impaired.
American Optometric Association s first American Eye-Q(TM) survey finds parents lack important knowledge about eye health and vision care.
As millions of students nationwide head back to school, the American Optometric Association s first American Eye-Q(TM) survey finds parents lack important knowledge about eye health and vision care. While millions of children will start ...Read More
|Cataract Surgery in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Helping Patients and Caregivers |
Probably the most feared condition associated with aging is Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias. This is understandable, because while research is moving forward, there is no straightforward treatment that always works to slow or stop its progression. Patients fear the loss of their independence, their memories and, to a large extent, their personalities.
Dementia can also cause a crisis in the family of the affected person because of the decisions that must be made in relat...Read More
|People Who Have Alzheimer’s Disease or Who Are at Risk: Better Testing |
People Who Have Alzheimer s Disease or Who Are at Risk: Better Testing
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People Who Have Alzheimer’s Disease or Who Are at Risk: Better Testing
Retinal disorders are a leading cause of vision loss in elderly people.As with every other part of the body your vision changes as a normal part of aging. Although visual changes are not preventable advances in technology have significantly decreased the inconvenience of vision problems. Aging can affect near distance and peripheral vision.
Common vision problems include:
The development of cataracts
Flashes and floaters
Glaucoma ...Read More
|The Importance of Eye Exams |
Remember an eye exam is an essential part of your overall health routine A lot of people make the assumption that good vision means healthy eyes. Whether you have good vision or not this is not always a good indication of when to have an eye exam. Vision and ocular health conditions are not always accompanied by obvious symptoms.
Through routine eye examinations your eyecare practitioner can detect early stages of such diseases as diabetes high blood pressure glaucoma cataracts and ret...Read More
|The Importance of UV Protection |
Every day - whether it is sunny or cloudy and despite the season - we are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Most of the time we don t even realize it since UV radiation is invisible to the eye. However out of vision should not mean out of mind when it comes to UV radiation.
Sun can damage your skin in many ways including burning wrinkling skin cancer and premature aging. The sun can be just as nasty on the eyes. Too much unprotected exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV)...Read More