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Protecting Your Eye Health

AGE-RELATED EYE DISEASES
www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/aging_eye.asp
The NEI also maintains a page on age-related eye diseases, many of which are more common in people with diabetes. The page includes links to information on age-related macular degeneration (www.nei. nih.gov/health/maculardegen/armd_facts.asp), glaucoma (www.nei.nih.gov/glaucoma), and cataract (www.nei.nih.gov/health/cataract/cataract_facts.asp), with photographs that approximate the vision of people with these conditions.

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