Cataracts, which make it harder to see, are very common in older people. Glaucoma, which can lead to blindness, is more common in people older than 60. African-Americans are five times more likely to get glaucoma than whites.
Age-related Macular Degeneration - This publication provides a general definition of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It provides the causes, risk factors, and symptoms of AMD as well as ways to properly diagnosis this condition. This publication also provides different treatment methods and information on further research to be conducted.
Cataract - This Internet Site provides general information about cataracts. It includes information on the risk factors, symptoms, prevention, and detection, as well as the underlining development of cataracts.
Low Vision - This publication provides information on low vision, including an explanation of the different risk factors and causes. It also provides information on the different signs and symptoms and possible rehabilitation techniques to correct low vision.