The results of two recent studies could help older adults protect their vision

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published the results of two recent studies that could help older adults protect their vision. In the first study, researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, found that the “Omega-3s in fish and seafood may protect seniors’ eyes.” The second study, from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, shows that “a test that measures the functionality of the eye’s retinal nerve cells may” could help provide early detection of glaucoma. Click below for a Eurekalert report on both studies.

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