Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Dr. Mark Hornfeld on How Poor Health Can Lead to Poor Vision (part 1 of 2)

Recently, news organizations across the United States have reported a growing incidence of debilitating eye diseases. Ophthalmologist Mark Hornfeld answers questions about the reports. Question: Which eye diseases are on the rise? Dr. Mark Hornfeld: We’ve seen the biggest increase in eye diseases associated with aging or diabetes. For example, instances of diabetic retinopathy have …

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Dr. Mark Hornfeld on How Poor Health Can Lead to Poor Vision (part 2 of 2)

Dr. Mark Hornfeld continues to answer questions about eye diseases associated with poor health and how people can preserve their vision. Question: What steps should people take to preserve their vision as they age? Dr. Mark Hornfeld: A growing body of evidence suggests that many of the most debilitating age-related eye disorders, such as glaucoma, …

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