Home Health Care Near Rancho Santa Fe: Aspirin and Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a familiar problem to those involved in home health care in Rancho Santa Fe. As the blood vessels in the eye deteriorate with age, they damage the eye’s delicate light-processing structures and cause loss of vision. A new study indicates that the frequent use of aspirin could be a factor in the […]

How to Treat Glaucoma in the Elderly

What People Over 60 Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, a condition in which pressure inside the eye results in vision loss, can cause permanent damage to the optic nerve. The condition occurs at much higher rates in people over the age of 60 and can occur painlessly, meaning that sometimes a person’s field of vision narrows significantly […]

Elderly Care in Solana Beach: Macular Degeneration

About ten percent of people between the ages of 66 to 74 experience macular degeneration, with the chances increasing to thirty percent over the age of 75. This common ailment not only causes a large amount of frustration, but also has the potential to create dangerous situations for elderly people dealing with it. Adult children […]

How to Minimize Cataract Risk–and What Doesn’t Work

Practices that Do and Don’t Reduce Cataract Problems So many seniors suffer from cataracts that doctors spend a lot of time researching the best ways to prevent and correct them. As with so many other health topics, we are still in the experimental stages on a number of different fronts, trying different approaches and seeing […]