Month: October 2016

Age Related Macular Degeneration – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, you’re not alone. In the UK, over 600,000 people are affected with the condition and is one of the leading causes of severe vision loss in people over 60. What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as …

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Glaucoma – What Is It, Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness throughout the world, especially in older people, with estimates of suspected cases at over 60 million worldwide. [toc] What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve, which connects your eye to your brain, becomes damaged, usually as a result of an increased …

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The Myopia Epidemic Across The World – Which Countries Suffer the Most?

Over 80 million children are affected by the myopia epidemic and the economic cost is estimated at an annual $268 billion worldwide. In this blog, we’ll cover what myopia actually is, the symptoms you should look out for and the countries that are suffering the most and least from the condition. What is Myopia? Myopia, …

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