Types of Common Vision Disorders

3 Common Vision Disorders & Their Treatments Ensuring our eyes stay healthy and our vision maintained is vital to our overall health, as vision impairment can impact quality of life. According to the CDC, people with vision problems are more likely to have heart problems, high blood pressure, depression, and diabetes.  Yet with about 93 million people at risk for

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4 Common Causes of Vision Loss

  What Are Common Causes of Impaired Eyesight in Michigan? According to the CDC, over 12 million people over the age of 40 are affected by vision impairment in the United States. This number includes 1 million who are completely blind and 3 million who have partial blindness. The main difference between the two is the ability to partially see,

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Helping a Family Member Deal with Vision Loss

Failing eyesight is one of the most frightening aspects of the aging process. Fearing that they will lose their independence, seniors often do not tell their loved ones, medical providers, or caregivers that they are experiencing vision problems. Recognizing some of the warning signs is the first step in helping a family member deal with vision loss or poor vision.

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Am I Color Blind? The Basic Facts About Color Blindness

Most of us have heard of color blindness. Maybe we even know someone who is color blind. But how much do we really know about this condition? What does it mean to be color blind? Who is most affected by color blindness? Is it treatable? Are there any cures? Read on for some quick facts about color blindness and what

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How People Perceive Color: Is Blue Always Blue?

Quick! What color is the sky? Did you say blue? Cyan? How about azure? Or cerulean? If you’re second guessing yourself, don’t worry; it’s a trick question. Depending on your eyes, any of those answers could be correct.   As stated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, when light hits an object, the object absorbs some of that light and

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Why Men and Women See the World Differently

Couples don’t always see things eye to eye but it has nothing to do with personality. Studies have shown that men and women physiologically view the world in different ways. It all has to do with how our brains are wired and may have its roots in human history.   Men How men see things may go back to the

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