Glaucoma in the Elderly
A group of eye conditions that progressively damage the optic nerve and result in vision loss.
Glaucoma Can Steal 40% of Vision Before a Person Notices
This “sneaky thief of sight” develops slowly for years, but once the damage is done it is permanent. Protect your sight by scheduling regular eye exams that can catch this disease early on.11 Comments
The 4 Most Common Age-Related Eye Diseases
Glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are the four most common eye conditions among people over age 65. Learn about symptoms and preventive measures you can take to help preserve your vision.9 Comments
What is Glaucoma and Why Does it Affect the Elderly?
Glaucoma is an eye disease that can damage the optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. With regular eye exams and early treatment, seniors can protect their eyes from glaucoma and vision loss.3 Comments
How Glaucoma Is Diagnosed and Treated
Glaucoma is detected through a comprehensive eye exam. Treatments, including medication and surgery, delay progression of the disease, but do not restore eyesight that has already been lost.1 Comment
End-of-life directives and the emotions involved in following them—why so difficult?8 Comments
Caring for my 88 yr. old father for the past 4 months and am new to caregiving. How can I best help him?3 Comments
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