Vision problems in the U.S. prevalence of adult vision impairment and age-related eye diseases in America by Prevent Blindness America

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ContributionsFriedman, David S, Tielsch, James M
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Pagination36 p.:
Number of Pages36
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Published by Prevent Blindness America, Vision Problems in the U.S. is a report of the prevalence of age-related eye disease in the U.S. Prevalence of Adult Vision Impairment and Age-Related Eye Disease in the U.S.

For a searchable database of the Latest Prevalence Estimates for Age-Related Eye Disease visit: Visit Our Online Vision Problems in the U.S. Report. Vision Problems in the U.S. - Prevalence of Adult Vision Impairment and Age-Related Eye Disease in America is a publication of Prevent Blindness America.

There are many types of eye problems and vision disturbances, such as: Vision loss and blindness are the most severe vision problems. Regular eye checkups from an ophthalmologist or optometrist are important. They should be done once a year if you are over age 65 years.

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Blindness, as defined above, affects more than one million Americans. Vision screenings are helpful, but they can miss serious vision problems that your eye care practitioner would catch. A child who can see the 20/20 line on a visual acuity chart can still have vision problems, and the visual skills needed for reading and learning are much more complex than identifying letters on a wall chart.

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