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New Study: Eye Problems Cost $139 Billion – 5th Among 7 Most Costly Chronic Diseases in Direct Medical Costs

July 1, 2013 Posted by Editor

A new study conducted by specialists at the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, for nonprofit Prevent Blindness America, has found that the total economic burden of eye disorders and vision loss in the . . . → Read More: New Study: Eye Problems Cost $139 Billion – 5th Among 7 Most Costly Chronic Diseases in Direct Medical Costs

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Vision Problems Commonly Lead Older Adults to Limit Activity for Fear of Falling, New Study Finds

January 10, 2013 Posted by Editor

A new study by doctors at the University of Montreal and an associated Montreal hospital have found that about half of seniors with visually impairing eye diseases report limiting their social activities due to fear of falling. This also . . . → Read More: Vision Problems Commonly Lead Older Adults to Limit Activity for Fear of Falling, New Study Finds

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Resources on Cataracts Presented for Cataract Awareness Month – June 1-30

June 1, 2012 Posted by Editor

June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month by Preventing Blindness America (PBA), a non-profit organization. As part of Cataract Awareness Month, each June, PBA and other organizations present information and resources to educate the public on the risk . . . → Read More: Resources on Cataracts Presented for Cataract Awareness Month – June 1-30

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Johns Hopkins Issues 2012 Vision White Paper, Focusing on How to Halt or Reverse Vision Loss

May 24, 2012 Posted by Editor

Corresponding with Healthy Vision Month, a national campaign focusing on vision health, Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently issued a 2012 updated version of the “Johns Hopkins Vision White Paper.” The Johns Hopkins 2012 Vision White Paper, written by doctors . . . → Read More: Johns Hopkins Issues 2012 Vision White Paper, Focusing on How to Halt or Reverse Vision Loss

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Eye Health Month Focuses on Eye Health & Safety

April 5, 2012 Posted by Editor

April has been declared “Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month” by Prevent Blindness America (PBA), a non-profit organization. April has also been declared “Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month” by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Both of these campaigns have . . . → Read More: Eye Health Month Focuses on Eye Health & Safety

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May is Healthy Vision Month

May 16, 2011 Posted by Editor

The National Eye Institute, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), has declared May as “Healthy Vision Month.” The purpose of Healthy Vision Month is to “encourage people and organizations around the world to recognize the value . . . → Read More: May is Healthy Vision Month

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New Study: Eating Fish & Omega-3 May Reduce Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Women

March 14, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new study conducted by scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Divisions of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, found that regular consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids contained in fish is associated . . . → Read More: New Study: Eating Fish & Omega-3 May Reduce Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Women

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Healthy Eyes – Information for Healthy Vision

March 7, 2011 Posted by Editor

Millions of people, particularly the elderly, have problems with their eyes or vision every year. This website by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers science-based tools and tips for keeping your eyes healthy. . . . → Read More: Healthy Eyes – Information for Healthy Vision

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