Six things you should know about AMD, the leading cause of blindness among older Americans: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/tips-prevention/six-things-about-amd
Ophthalmologists are Medical Doctors (M.D.) or Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.) who specialize in the medical and surgical care of the eyes and in the prevention of eye disease and injury.
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology promotes the highest quality, comprehensive vision, medical, and surgical eye care. We also provide professional advocacy, education, and value-added business services to our members.
How Often Do Adults Need Eye Exams?
Those over age 65 who may be concerned about cost or lack of health insurance, the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s EyeCare America program offers eligible seniors a comprehensive eye exam and up to one year of treatment at no out-of-pocket cost.