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Heart disease AND vision loss share risk factors

heart disease vision

Age-Related Macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition of retinal degeneration that can lead to vision loss. Approximately 2 million Americans currently have AMD, and this number is expected to double by 2030! Interestingly, some risk factors for AMD are similar to those for heart disease. To reduce your risk of AMD (and heart disease!) the […]

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Raising Awareness for Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Early detection and treatment can prevent blindess. The vision loss from glaucoma typically progresses without symptoms. As much as 40% of vision can be lost before a patient becomes aware. This damage is permanent. Our very own Dr Rachel Niknam paired up with internationally […]

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