According to the Centers for Disease Control, age-related eye diseases represent a significant public health issue, particularly among those older than 65. This population group accounts for approximately 30% of all cases of visual impairment, one of the most feared disabilities among older adults.

The National Eye Institute (NEI) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates 38 million Americans over age 40 experience blindness or an age-related eye disease. This number is expected to…

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