NEI information on Age-related eye diseases

Jan 29, 2018

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DidYouKnow that as you age, you are at higher risk of developing eye diseases and conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, DiabeticEyeDisease, and glaucoma? Visit aging eye to learn about your risk factors and what you can do to protect your sight.

As people age, they may notice changes to their vision, such as needing glasses to see up close or needing more light to see well. However, vision loss is not a normal part of aging. Since many eye diseases have no early symptoms, you may have an eye problem and not know it. Find out by getting a dilated #EyeExam. While vision loss is not a normal part of aging, older adults are at higher risk for some eye diseases and conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, DiabeticEyeDisease, and glaucoma. These diseases have no early warning signs, so it’s important to visit your eye doctor for a dilated EyeExam. Learn more with this infographic: