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1

there is increase what with age?

Glare

2

What type vision becomes less with aging

peripheral

3

what happens with visual spatial processing

Less accurate

4

is diabetic retinopathy symptomatic or asymptomatic early one?

Asymptomatic

5

what is the main feature of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

neovascularization

6

what type nerve damage does someone with glaucoma get?

Optic nerve damage (may cause loss of vision)

7

Mid-dilated fixed pupil
NOrmalize with miotic eye drop
Surgery- iridectomy

Angle-closure glaucome

8

Open angle glaucoma treatment?

medications
surgery if worsening with maximal medical treatment

9

treatment for non-exudative macular degeneration

antioxidants (A, C, E, and zinc)
will stop progression if at an earlier stage

10

Is macular degeneration genetic.

yEs

11

Prevention for MD?

no smoking
protect eyes from direct sunlight
well-balanced diet