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15th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy 2024)

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Jan 18, 2024

Eye Health in Elderly

 

 

 

 

 

By: You Loong Yeong, OD

Our eyes undergo natural changes as we age, and the risk of certain eye diseases increases.

This infographic provides a comprehensive overview of common eye conditions prevalent among the elderly, such as cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Recognizing these conditions early is vital to manage and treat them effectively.

Understanding the symptoms and knowing the preventive measures can significantly aid in maintaining eye health and, consequently, the quality of life in our later years. This guide is not just for the elderly but also for caregivers, family members, and healthcare professionals who play a crucial role in supporting the eye health of seniors.

Let’s spread awareness about the importance of regular eye check-ups and healthy lifestyle choices. Knowledge and proactive care are key to preserving vision and independence in the golden years.

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