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    How to avoid sports-related eye injuries

    Every year in the U.S. 100,000 eye injuries are related to sports activities. And around 13,500 of these injuries lead to some degree of permanent vision loss.

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    Living with age-related macular degeneration

    If you have age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, it is important for you to know that there are many services to help you deal with it so you can continue doing the things you want to do. Millions of Americans with AMD enjoy fully-functioning and independent lives.

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    Q&A: Age-related macular degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a common eye disease that is a leading cause of vision loss, especially if you are over 60. AMD damages the macula, which is in the center of the retina and provides sharp straight-ahead vision.

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    Facts you should know about age-related macular degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a common eye disease that can threaten your vision. If you are over 60, you are at risk for AMD, which is why even if you have no symptoms, you should get an eye exam once a year.

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    How to prevent and treat age-related macular degeneration

    We are living longer than previous generations. Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65. Unfortunately, one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment, caused by eye conditions such as age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD.

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    Do you have glaucoma? Your future is bright if you take charge

    What should you do if you find out you have glaucoma, an eye disease that can sneak up on you and which left untreated, can cause irreversible vision loss? The answer is to follow the treatment regime prescribed by your doctor.

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    Understanding glaucoma, the “Sneak Thief of Sight”

    Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for Americans age 60 and over. Early detection and treatment is crucial. Comprehensive dilated eye exams can help detect glaucoma in its early stages, possibly preventing it from causing further harm and loss of vision.

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    Coping with the holiday blues

    The holiday season can be difficult for some people. Emotions that come and go year-round might be heightened right now, leaving you feeling frustrated, anxious or even depressed.

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    How Lighthouse Guild can help you manage your diabetes

    If you’re one of more than a million New Yorkers with diabetes, we’re here to help you monitor and manage the disease. We’ll take care of every aspect of your health so that you can avoid diabetes-related complications including kidney failure, heart attack and vision loss.

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    How to stay safe outdoors this winter if you’re visually impaired

    ’s December, that magical time of the year when we celebrate the holidays with our families and friends. For many of us, the start of winter is also the time to prepare for traveling in icy and cold conditions, especially if you or someone you know is visually impaired or blind.

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