Age-Related Vision Loss

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All of us experience some degree of vision decline as we age that are regarded as normal vision changes.

But once eye problems have made simple daily tasks difficult or impossible—and glasses and contacts don't help—chances are the reason isn't just a matter of "getting older."

You might have an eye condition such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, or diabetic retinopathy that needs attention from an eye care professional.

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Personal Stories

  • Kaye Olson
    Kaye Olson is the coordinator of the Coping with Vision Loss Study. She is also an author, nurse, nurse practitioner, and faculty adviser who has experienced her own personal journey through vision loss.

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