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Risk of Macular Degeneration Increases Three-Fold for Those 75+

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Approximately 11 million people are affected with Age-related macular degeneration in the US alone. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an acquired disease of the retina that can cause significant visual impairment.  The prevalence is similar to that of all invasive cancers combined, and more...


Macular Degeneration and Important Information


Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an acquired disease of the retina that can cause significant visual impairment. Approximately 11 million people are affected with AMD in the US alone. The prevalence is similar to that of all invasive cancers combined, and more than double Alzheimer’s Disease....


Tyson Eye - Modern Technology With Old Fashioned Concern


Are activities you once enjoyed becoming less frequent? Have routine tasks become more challenging, such as night time driving? Are once vibrant colors and visual contrast now dull and muted? If you can relate to any of these questions, cataracts may be affecting your personal safety and quality of...


Good News About Macular Degeneration (AMD)


Visual impairment or legal blindness affects approximately 3% of the U.S. population over the age of 40, or a total of 4.2 million people. The most common cause of vision loss in this age-group is age-related macular degeneration (AMD), accounting for approximately 54% of cases. With increasing age,...


What is Low Vision, what causes Low Vision, where can I get help?


What is Low Vision: Low Vision as defined by The Vision Council, is a term used to refer to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. It is often characterized by partial sight, such a blurred vision, blind spots, or tunnel vision. Low vision...


Reading Never Sounded So Good…


The Perkins Library is the free public library for people who have difficulty reading regular sized print. This includes people who are blind, visually impaired, physically unable to hold a book or reading disabled. A special part of the Library of Congress, the Perkins Library is part of the National...


A Smile Is The Curve That Sets Everything Straight


In 2015, Senior Charity Care Foundation addressed the challenge of providing accessible and affordable dental care by starting its own mobile clinic. Since July 2017, SCCF has added dentures services and semi-permanent crowns to the services provided. Dental care is an often-neglected service for...


Senior Charity Care Foundation Helps Low-Income Seniors


Established in 2011, Senior Charity Care Foundation (SCCF) is a nonprofit organization devoted to helping low-income seniors get access to healthcare not covered in full by Medicare or Medicaid including dental care/dentures, hearing aids, eye glasses, durable medical equipment and alternative healthcare...


Reading Never Sounded so Good…


Reading Books Waterton The Perkins Library in Watertown is the free public library for people who have difficulty reading regular sized print. This includes people who are blind, visually impaired, physically unable to hold a book or reading disabled.  People often associate Perkins exclusively with...


Eye Care for Seniors


Our eyes change as we age, but knowing what to expect and when to seek professional care are important steps in safeguarding our vision.  The American Optometric Association recommends a yearly comprehensive eye exam for everyone over the age of 60. Individuals who have difficulty leaving home often...

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