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Did you know that your eyes are just as susceptible to sun damage as your skin? The next time you head outside, be sure to don a pair of sunglasses to reduce your risk of developing eye conditions like photokeratitis, macular degeneration and cataracts.

A diagnosis of AMD can cause initial panic for an elderly loved one. As a caregiver it is important to be prepared for what lies ahead. Learn how it is diagnosed, treated, and ways of coping with this progressive condition.

Older adults whose vision has been impaired by macular degeneration may soon have access to a unique, sight-restoring treatment.

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.

A team of researchers has determined that variations in certain genes involved in fighting infection can successfully predict the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in seniors.

Research proves that low-intensity laser treatment thought to be effective in slowing or preventing vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is ineffective.

Learn about macular degeneration, including what it is, signs and symptoms to look for, and how doctors diagnose and treat this eye condition.

As we age, we become prone to a variety of eye problems, including glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts. Proper diagnosis is key to prevention and treatment. Knowing what red flags to look for can save your vision.