A Leading Cause of Vision Loss is Flying Under the Radar

(Family Features) The number of Americans 65 years of age and over continues to rise, according to the United States Census Bureau.

While many in this demographic are mindful of conditions like osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes, a leading cause of vision loss is flying under the radar, according to survey results included in the Visionary Report from the eye care experts at Bausch + Lomb. The results of the report identify blind spots in Americans’ understanding and awareness of a stealth eyesight stealer: Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).