GET THE FACTS ABOUT EYE DISEASE

Millions are diagnosed with eye disease daily, but many have eye problems and don't know it!

Over 30 Million Americans suffer from eye disease, a number projected to DOUBLE in the next decade as Baby Boomers age.

MACULAR DEGENERATION

  • 6 million Americans have AMD and 13-15 million are pre-symptomatic of the disease
  • The number of cases is projected to double in the next decade
  • There is an increased risk for those over 55 who smoke

Sources: Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group, 2001, Eye Diseases Prevalence Research Group, Tufts University Study, 2005, British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2005, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Study, 2008, Archives of Ophthalmology, 2008, American Optometric Association, The Blue Mountains Eye Study, 2008.