Health, Vision, and Aging

Vision changes as we age. Specific conditions like arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, and others can exacerbate these issues with dry eyes, impaired eye movement, and even hallucinations. Managing both vision health and underlying conditions is essential for optimal well-being.

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Arthritis and the Eyes

Arthritis includes over 100 different conditions that affect joints and their surrounding tissue. Many forms of arthritis are debilitating and can interfere with mobility and quality of life. The two […]

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Bones, Joints, and Osteoporosis 

Osteoporosis (porous bone) is a disease in which bone becomes fragile and susceptible to fracture. The Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) estimates there are 54 million Americans who have […]

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Cardiovascular Disease and Vision

The cardiovascular system is composed of your heart and many blood vessels. This system delivers oxygen and nutrients throughout your body and removes waste. Your heart powers the system.   Problems […]

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People with Parkinson's disease may have various symptoms related to their vision, including trouble reading, double vision, and dry eyes. The Parkinson's Foundation research has led to breakthroughs in treatment and improved care, bringing hope to the Parkinson's community.

Parkinson’s Disease and Its Impact on Vision 

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic condition where a part of the brain deteriorates, causing severe difficulty with muscle control, balance, and the body’s movement over time. It can cause […]

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Stroke and Its Vision Complications

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is blocked by a clot or ruptures. When this happens, part of the brain cannot get […]

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Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Visual Perception

According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the most diagnosed form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s and dementia | National Institute on Aging (nih.gov)). NIA states lifestyle and […]

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