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7 Sneaky Signs of Wet AMD

This age-related eye condition is serious—but treatable if you catch it early. Learn more about the surprising (and sometimes weird!) clues to the disease.

By Erin L. Boyle
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What Is Thyroid Eye Disease?

Better known as Graves’ eye disease, this disease affects up to half of all people living with Graves’ disease.

By Mary Shomon
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The Four Stages of AMD

Age-related macular degeneration is something people can live with for decades. We reveal how the condition develops and progresses, including the signs and symptoms to watch for at each stage.

By Benedict Cosgrove
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5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes From Psoriasis

Psoriasis doesn't just affect your skin. The inflammation can lead to eye disorders like uveitis, dry eye, and conjunctivitis. Follow these five tips for protecting your eyes.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Wet vs. Dry AMD: What's the Diff?

Not only is there more than one type of macular degeneration, but the conditions are treated differently, too. We spoke with a top ophthalmologist to learn more.

By Rose Pike
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How to Take Care of Your Vision During Menopause

If you are a woman of menopausal age, taking a proactive approach to your eye health is key.

By Malaika Hill
A Bionic Eye Implant for AMD?

A Bionic Eye Implant for AMD?

Research on a bionic eye is underway, which could conceivably offer hope for improved vision in people with dry AMD.

By Joseph Saling
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5 Ways to Prevent Digital Eye Strain

Eye strain affects 58 percent of adults who use electronic devices, according to a recent survey. Here’s what you can do to avoid it.

By HealthAfter50
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6 Things That Raise Your Risk for Cataracts

Cataracts can occur at any age, but they are most common later in life. More than 20 million Americans over age 40 are estimated to have had one. That number is anticipated to reach about 30 million by 2020. Here are six factors that increase your ri...

By Colin A. McCannel, M.D.
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Eye Floaters and Flashes: When to Worry

Many people experience eye floaters or flashes at some point. Usually they don’t indicate a serious vision problem, but a sudden onset may signal something serious.

By HealthAfter50