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Generic Eye Drops for Seniors Could Save Millions of Dollars a Year

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Medicare is billed more than $1 billion annually for glaucoma treatments alone, researchers say
Source: HealthDay

‘Eye Freckles’ May Predict Sun-Related Problems

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The spots could be linked to higher risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, study says
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Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye ‘Floaters’

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These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note

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Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests

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Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities

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Vision Problems in the U.S.

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Source: Prevent Blindness America

What Is a Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam?

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Source: National Eye Institute - NIH

Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition

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Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

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Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss

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Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

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About the Eye

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Source: National Eye Institute - VideoNIH

NEI for Kids: Glossary

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Source: National Eye Institute - NIH