How Much Do You Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Millions of Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease that damages the eye's central vision. To learn more about macular degeneration, take this quiz, based on information from the National Eye Institute.

1. People who have the greatest risk for developing AMD are 60 or older.

Correcting Presbyopia with Glasses 

If you have no other vision problems, you may only need reading glasses. If you are also nearsighted or farsighted, your eye doctor can prescribe bifocals, trifocals, or progressive lenses.

What Is Cataract Surgery? 

The only way to correct a cataract, cataract surgery is very common and is one of the safest and most effective types of surgery performed.

The Risks of Lasik Surgery 

It’s attractive to ditch the glasses and contact lenses, but surgery has a down side. Know the risks of Lasik and whether it has side effects before scheduling surgery.

How to Improve Eyesight 

Your eyes are a window to your soul — and your health. The short answer for how to improve eyesight is to take good care of your body. Learn more here.

Types of Color Blindness 

There are three main types of color blindness, which is usually caused by a defect on your X chromosome. This makes the problem more common among men.

What Do You Know About Cataracts?

More than half of Americans 80 years and older have cataracts, the National Eye Institute (NEI) says.

1. Most cataracts related to aging are caused by proteins clumping in the lens of the eye.