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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What You Should Know

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is an eye disease that affects your central vision. Aging can damage your macula, part of the retina which gives you sharp central vision. This condition is quite common and is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in people over age 60 in the United States. Let’s find out more about age-related macular degeneration.

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Is Glaucoma Genetic?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness for those over the age of 60. It damages our optic nerve, cannot be cured, but can be managed if caught in time. Let’s learn everything we can about glaucoma, its signs, the risk factors, and especially, if glaucoma is genetic.

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