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Posted on 02-21-2017

Most Americans Regard Loss Of Eyesight As The Worst Ailment That Could Befall Them, Study Finds.

In print and in its “Well” blog, the New York Times Share to Facebook Share to Twitter (2/20, D5, Brody, Subscription Publication) reports, “A recent study Share to
Facebook Share to Twitter from researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that most Americans regard loss of eyesight as the worst ailment that could happen to them.” What’s more, “low vision ranks behind arthritis and heart disease as the third most common chronic cause of impaired functioning in people over 70, Dr. Eric A. Rosenberg of Weill Cornell Medical College and Laura C. Sperazza, a New York optometrist, wrote Share to Facebook Share to Twitter

in American Family Physician.” 

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