Cataracts affect as many as 24 million Americans aged 40 and older, with 50% of people over the age of 80 suffering from the condition. Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed preventive action that can stop the development of this age-related disease. However, your eye doctor emphasizes that you can greatly minimize the chances of developing cataracts by making some important lifestyle changes.
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What Is Night Blindness?
Night blindness, or nyctalopia, can be caused by a number of different eye conditions. If you are experiencing trouble seeing things at night but not necessarily during the day, you may be suffering from night-blindness. Consult with your optometrist for the right treatment immediately.
Are You Caring for and Wearing Your Contact Lens Correctly?
With proper use, contact lenses are a great vision correction alternative to eyeglasses. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand how to properly and safely wear and care for these delicate devices. Your eye doctor will give you thorough instructions on how to care for and handle your contact lenses, and it’s important that you follow them.