Latest Blog Posts from Susan A. Primo, FAAO, MPH, OD

What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is a chronic, progressive, and degenerative eye disease that affects the macula, or the center part of your retina ...

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Exercise and Your Eyes

Exercise and Your Eyes

Keeping a fit body is important to lead a long, healthy life, but did you know regular, exercise can help keep your eyes healthy, too?

BySusan A. Primo, FAAO, MPH, ODSeptember 23, 2022
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What I Wish People Knew About Eye Health

What I Wish People Knew About Eye Health

You might think because you see well with your glasses or contacts, or even without correction, that you don’t have any eye problems ....

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What You Should Know About Diabetes and Your Eyes

What You Should Know About Diabetes and Your Eyes

You’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes -- or you’ve had the diagnosis for a while now -- or your doctor keeps changing or adding medications ...

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African Americans and Eye Health – What Are Some Special Concerns?

African Americans and Eye Health – What Are Some Special Concerns?

Recent health disparities from the pandemic have put a spotlight on the continued differences in access to care, health outcomes, and disease among Black ...

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COVID-19 and Your Eyes

COVID-19 and Your Eyes

Even though some rates of infection and hospitalization from COVID-19 are thankfully going down in parts of the country, there’s still a possibility ...

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