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HealthWatch: Vitamin D Might Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans over the age of 60. A new study suggests Vitamin D could protect women from the vision-robbing illness, Dr. Max Gomez reports.

04/12/2011

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Study: 8 Out Of 10 Americans Fear Losing Vision

More than eight out of 10 Americans fear losing their vision — more than any other sense, according to a recent Harris survey. Yet, the vast majority of those people don’t take the one simple step that could keep them from losing their eyesight.

01/13/2011

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Breakthrough Procedure Reverses Vision Loss

For people experiencing vision loss from macular degeneration, there is new hope.

CBS 2–08/03/2010