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To do so and help prevent vision loss, your doctor will recommend an eye exam every 1 - 2 years. They might also recommend to have an exam more often after the age of 60 or if you are at a high risk for any eye problems.

Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States. But you can reduce your risk by not smoking, exercising, eating healthy, and maintaining normal blood pressure and cholesterol.

  • Tobacco

  • Alcohol

  • Nutrition

  • Infections

  • Age

  • Ultraviolet (UV) damage

  • Accidental injuries

  • Medication side effects

Risk Factors

  • Eye infection treatment

  • Glaucoma treatment

  • Eye injury treatment 

Types of Treatment Available

Approximately 3.3 million Americans that are 40 or older are blind or have low vision. So, about in every 28 people. By the year 2020, it can go up to 5.5 million which would be a 60% increase.

According to NEI (the National Eye Institute)

Catch eye conditions early