Vision Health

Vision is one of our chief senses, but millions of people have problems with their vision every year—and some of these problems can cause permanent vision loss of even blindness. Early detection of these most common eye diseases and conditions, especially those that are age-related, gives patients much higher chances of retaining their vision. As we age, the risk of developing certain age-related eye diseases and conditions rises—but many can be found early through screening, so the more aware you are, the better! The following are the most prevalent eye diseases and conditions:

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Vision Health

A Smartphone Vision Test

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

A smartphone app to test eyesight is as good as the traditional chart, according to a new study. Peek (the Portable Eye Examination Kit) is a smartphone-based system for comprehensive … Read More→

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Vision Health

Calcium Deposits Linked to AMD

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness, according to research led by University College London. A … Read More→