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Ladies: Keep an eye on your eye health


Our vision may seem a little blurry with age.

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owever, doctors have a very clear message.



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or those who have not had an eye exam, just realize that there are a lot of eye diseases out there and virtually all of them can be slowed or some even prevented if we do an annual eye exam and pick those conditions up.



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ccording to a recent study by the group Prevent Blindness America, women, more often than men, have leading eye diseases and conditions that threaten their vision.



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n fact, females are more likely to be visually impaired or blind.



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revent Blindness America wants to educate women of this fact, although they stress the importance of baseline exams for everyone at age forty.



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ere are some other things all people can do as they age to protect their vision.



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follow a healthy diet- include dark, leafy greens.



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don't smoke



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always protect your eyes from u-v rays



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make your doctor aware of any family history of eye disease.



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hey say good health is important to maintaining good vision.

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