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  • Elderly Eye Syndromes

    Common age-related eye problems include presbyopia, glaucoma, dry eyes, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and temporal arteritis. You should make sure to keep up with regular eye doctor appointments, especially if you have diabetes.

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    <p>Dr. David Mitchell, OD, discusses elderly eye syndrome.</p>

    Dr. David Mitchell, OD, discusses elderly eye syndrome.

  • What is Elderly Eye Syndromes

    Well certainly in our elderly patients their chief concern is eye disease, and this generally manifests itself either as cataracts or macular degeneration. In macular degeneration there are two kinds, the wet and the dry.


    In cataract surgery, it's a fairly straightforward where a cloudy lens is removed, and a replacement lens is put in.

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