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The three main causes of blindness in the U.S. are:

  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age-related Macular Degeneration


Your brain can make it difficult to know if you are losing your vision because it adapts to vision loss and fixes the picture in your mind.

How does macular degeneration affect your vision?

Central vision is reduced and blurred.


Approximately 12 million people 40 years and over in the United States have vision impairment, including 1 million who are blind, 3 million who have vision impairment after correction, and 8 million who have vision impairment due to uncorrected refractive error.


And these numbers only continue to rise. The fight against blindness takes all of us, and it starts with proactive research and education, the heart of CEBF’s mission.


Thanks for testing your vision knowledge! Take a look around our website to learn about how Cleveland Eye Bank Foundation is supporting research and combating these diseases.


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