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Regular Eye Exams are Key for Preventing Vision Loss from AMD

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the top cause of vision loss in older adults, but you can take certain steps to protect your eyes and preserve your vision.

“AMD is a multifactorial disease related to advancing age, genetics, and environmental exposures,” says Szilárd Kiss, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell

Defining Dizziness

Feeling lightheaded upon rising from a chair, getting nauseous in a car, experiencing a room as spinning while lying down—these are all different ways of describing dizziness. It becomes more common with age, but there is no one single reason why a person may feel dizzy.

There is, however, a unifying

Your Eyes Are Windows to Your Overall Health

It’s been said that the eyes are the “windows to the soul.”
Less poetically, those “windows” may allow for a glimpse of your overall health. Since your eyes offer an unobstructed view of your blood vessels, any problems found during an eye exam may provide doctors and patients with the

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