Top most common causes for Vision loss in seniors

As we age, changes do alter our vision. Here are the top most common causes for vision loss in seniors.  Some of these changes are perfectly normal, while others can have a life-changing impact. Some of these changes can affect our vision and quality of life permanently. In fact, many eye diseases develop without pain, […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetes & Vision Loss: Key sources

Do you know that Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss for people with diabetes? It’s in fact, the leading cause of blindness for all adults in the U.S. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that causes changes to the blood vessels in the retinal part of your eye. That’s the lining […]

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Hypertension and its effects on the Retina

New ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines have been recently issued. Blood pressure categories in the new guideline are as follows:  Normal: Less than 120/80 mm Hg  Elevated: Systolic between 120-129 and diastolic less than 80  Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 or diastolic between 80-89  Stage 2: Systolic at least 140 or […]

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