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Category: Macular Degeneration

A Hope to See: Bennett and Bloom Performing Louisville Region’s First IMT Implant

The Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) is a tiny pea-sized lens that is placed inside the eye to correct vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD damages central vision, making it difficult or impossible to read, drive, or recognize faces. AMD never causes total blindness since the peripheral vision remains normal, It is the leading… Read More

Implantable Device to Help Patients with Macular Degeneration

Here is WAVE3’s Andreina Centlivree story about Bennett & Bloom’s exciting new surgery for helping patients with macular degeneration. LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE), July 6, 2017. An eye surgery center in Louisville performed the first surgery in the region to help those suffering from macular degeneration. The surgery is not a cure, but it is an… Read More

Nutrients in Food and How They Affect Your Eye Health

When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot of options available for us when we go to the grocery store every day. What we eat can have an effect on our health and ultimately that effects every part of our body. Even our eyes can be effected by our diet, so making smart choices… Read More

4 Leafy Greens That Are Good For Your Sight

  Eating healthy is generally associated with maintaining good heart health, but in all actuality eating healthy helps out a lot more than your heart. Your eyes actually benefit from good nutrition as much as the rest of your body. Many turn to the use of nutritional supplements to help with eye nutrition, but there… Read More

5 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Vision From Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a very common eye condition among senior citizens. AMD damages your central vision, which makes it difficult to recognize faces, write, read, paint, and do really anything that involves making out the small details. This makes it a real problem for the older crowd. Thankfully, today we have devised some… Read More

Foods to Help Fight AMD

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for those aged 55 and older in the United States, affecting more than 10 million Americans. AMD is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the inside back layer of the eye that records images and sends them via the… Read More

February is Age-related Macular Degeneration Month

Over 9 million people in the U.S. have age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is a painless eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 years of age. That statistic is expected to double over the next decade as baby boomers begin heading into retirement. Those living with AMD often ignore… Read More