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

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 o...

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

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...

Eye Health Month Focuses on Eye Health & Safety
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Eye Health Month Focuses on Eye Health & Safety

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 thes...

May is Healthy Vision Month
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May is Healthy Vision Month

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 of the...

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

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 with...

Healthy Eyes - Information for Healthy Vision
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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...

Eye Health Tips from the National Eye Institute
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Eye Health Tips from the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health. Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes.  Lists some steps you can take to keep your eyes healthy and prevent eye problems in senior years. View Info » Healthy Eyes, Eye...

Aging and Your Eyes, AgePage
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Brochure by National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Lists five steps to protect eyesight, as well as basic information on several eye problems commonly experienced with aging >...

Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Eyes Healthy
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20 page booklet by the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >>View Info

Tips for Safe Fun in the Sun
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Tips for Safe Fun in the Sun, EyeSmart, a website of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Stresses the importance of protecting eyes from harmful rays of the sun, by wearing sunglasses and wide-brimmed hats. Reports that, “Studies show that ...

Eye Exams: What to Expect
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Eye Exams: What to Expect,EyeCare America, a Program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Opthalmology. Recommends that seniors age 65 and over should have complete eye exams by their Eye M.D. every one to two years to check for cataracts,...

Prevent Vision Problems
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Vision Problems: Prevention, MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health. In addition to regular eye checkups, the following steps can help prevent eye and vision problems: Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes...

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

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 U.S. in 2013 wil...

Get Your Vision Checked; Quick Guide to Healthy Living
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Healthfinder.gov, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Basics on the benefits of getting regular eye exams as the best way to protect your vision >>View Info

Tips to Prevent Eye Trouble
November 2, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Too Much Sun, Too Few Antioxidants Spell Eye Trouble; The combination contributes to age-related macular degeneration, study finds, HealthDay, U.S. News & World Report, October 14, 2008. »View Info

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