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This Type of Therapy Can Help Preserve Your Eyesight

Visual loss or impairment has an impact on a person's mental and physical well-being. The American Academy of Ophthalmology writes that those with a visual impairment experience a higher risk of some conditions such as depression, social withdrawal and accidents. People with vision loss may also experience a higher risk of chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney failure, hearing loss and arthritis. As the population ages, the number who have visual impairment or blindness also rises. The primary causes of visual impairment appear to increase with age. These include cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Read more...


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