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Eye Health Conditions and Diseases

By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-impairing eye disease. Most do not know it because there are often no warning symptoms or they assume that poor sight is a natural part of growing older.

In many cases blindness is preventable. By clicking on any of the eye topics listed you will be directed to the Eye Care America website. 

EyeCare America, the public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, contains articles reviewed by certified ophthalmologists Information on eye diseases and conditions, eye exams, and eye safety can be found here.

Founded in 1985, EyeCare America has worked to prevent avoidable blindness by providing free eye health educational materials and access to medical eye care. Also, information on EyeCare America’s low-cost or no-cost vision programs can be found about the following:

Seniors EyeCare
Glaucoma EyeCare
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) EyeCare
Diabetes EyeCare
Children's EyeCare
Medication Assistance 

Additional information on a number of eye conditions can be found at

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
Cataract Surgery
Contact Lenses
Corneal Transplants
Detached and Torn Retina
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetes Affects On Your Eyes
Dry Eye
Eye Exams
Eye Safety
Floaters and Flashes
Low Vision
Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
Refractive Errors
When An Eye Injury Occurs 

Address: 125 W. Market Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204 | Phone: 317-577-3062

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