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  • Diagram showing macular degeneration ( AMD )

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 50 and older. It is also known as macular degeneration, AMD, or ARMD. The macula is the small, central area of the retina responsible for visual acuity, or seeing clearly. In macular degeneration, this region is damaged, resulting in blurry, distorted vision. Age-related macular degeneration can occur [...]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness2022-02-09T14:34:00+00:00
  • Cute kid with glasses and a closed mouth smile

Are Laser Pointers Dangerous for Children’s Eye Health?

We encourages people to pay special attention to childhood eye illness and injury. Eye Care Professionals will discuss the dangers associated using a laser pointer as a toy. While laser pointers may seem harmless enough, you should think twice before letting your child use one as a makeshift lightsaber. Can laser pointers blind you? They sure can. This past June, [...]

Are Laser Pointers Dangerous for Children’s Eye Health?2023-12-21T16:28:28+00:00
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