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Module 2: Age-Related Eye Diseases and Conditions

This module reviews the age-related eye diseases and conditions that can cause permanent vision loss or blindness and stresses the need for early detection to protect vision.

Download Age-Related Eye Diseases and Conditions PowerPoint presentation PPT (7.14 MB)
Download Age-Related Eye Diseases and Conditions PowerPoint presentation PDF (626 KB)
A slide presentation that identifies vision changes associated with aging and explains the importance of getting a comprehensive dilated eye exam to detect eye disease in the early stages.

Download Speaker’s guide PDF (1.92 MB)
The speaker’s text and notes on how to present information contained in the PowerPoint presentation.  

Download Promotional event announcement Word (490 KB)
Download Promotional event announcement PDF (260 KB)
An announcement to promote an educational event that can be customized with your organization’s name and the location, date, and time of the event.

Download Taking care of your vision after 50 PDF (624 KB)
A 3 page explanation of how vision changes with age.

Download Age-related eye diseases at-a-glance PDF (135 KB)
An overview of the most common age-related eye diseases, including a description of the risk factors and symptoms.

Download Parts of the eye PDF (260 KB)
An illustration that shows the parts of the eye.

Download Dilated eye exam PDF (1.25 MB)
A description of what’s involved in a comprehensive dilated eye exam.

Download Financial assistance for eye care PDF (180 KB)
A list of organizations that can help cover the cost of eye exams, glasses, or contact lenses.

Download Participant evaluation form PDF (130 KB)
A brief questionnaire to obtain feedback from participants.

Last updated: July 17, 2019