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The eye care in the elderly

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Vision problems are accentuated over the years: As we get older, the risk of developing some form of visual impairment. It is therefore advisable to go regularly to the ophthalmologist to detect and prevent any type of symptom.

elderly eye care

In most cases identify the problem in its principles can minimize risk with proper medication. Some of the most common diseases are, macular degeneration (decreased or distorted vision is most apparent when reading), presbyopia (hardening of the lens and loss of flexibility), cataract (lens opacity caused injury in some cases, defects … ) or glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyeball damages the optic nerve). (more…)

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