Tag: prevent blindness america

  • April Declared Month To Focus On Eye Health

    Prevent Blindness America has declared April “Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month”. Women are at higher risk of losing their vision in old age, due to their longer life expectancies, and for hormonal reasons. Macular degeneration, glaucoma, Fuchs’ dystrophy, Sjögren’s syndrome, cataracts, dry eye, and diabetic retinopathy number among the diseases to which women are […]

  • Women More Prone to Vision Loss

    Macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, Fuchs’ dystrophy, and Sjögren’s syndrome. These are some of the afflictions affecting more and more adults, with more patients projected to have such eye diseases in the coming decade. Experts state that more women than men are diagnosed with vision loss, including ARMD (age-related macular degeneration). 2.3 […]