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impairment of vision due to old age

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
41 years experience Ophthalmology
macular disease : Macular age related degeneration may be what you are inquiring about.
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Macular degeneration: The most common age related loss of vision in people over 50 is age related macular degeneration. Cataracts also increase with aging and affect vision ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weeks
45 years experience Family Medicine
Presbyopia: Most people have trouble focussing closely as they get older. Changes in vision from cataracts and/or macular degeneration are also very common. Any s ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Presbyopia: We lose the ability to change the focus of the eye as we age. This is caused of loss of the elasticity of the lens of the eye. We do not currently h ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Barone
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Approximately 90% of people only have the dry form of age-related macular degeneration where the vision loss is slower and usually less significant. H ... Read More
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Dr. Glenn Pomerance
47 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: "wet" macular degeneration, caused by a leaking blood vessel, can cause vision to deteriorate quickly. If found early, treatment now exists to limit t ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Depends : If the decline is due to cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, or some other eye disease, then lasik surgery will not help. If you are talking ab ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry to disappoint : Sorry to disappoint you, but we can't suggest specific medicines/ remedies without assessing the specific problems (including their intensity) that yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Not possible: Binocular vision can only develop in small children. If it does not develop by age 4 or 5, it will never develop. It cannot be trained or cured if i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: As cataracts develop, it may become more difficult to distinguish bright or blue colors. After surgery however, the color balance should be restored ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doctor now : When someone had sudden black out and then vision resumes, it's important to rule out whether there may be a tiny clot present, or due uncontrolled hy ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Gradual, high tones: It takes place gradually over several years. It begins with the high tones and progressively extends to the lower frequencies.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually slow: Hearing loss in old age it is slow not sudden problem.
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