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What sex is color blindness more common in?

This week on LIVING LOCAL® TV we asked… Color blindness is more common in: a. Men b. Women c. Equally common for both men and women It's true that many more men than women are colorblind. About 8 percent of Caucasian men have red-green color deficiency, compared to .5 percent... Read More

Is reading in dim light harmful for my eyes?

This week on LIVING LOCAL® TV we asked… Reading in dim light is harmful for my eyes a. True b. False Using your eyes in dim light does not damage them. For centuries, all nighttime reading and sewing was done by candlelight or with gas or kerosene lamps. However, good... Read More

How often should I get a routine eye exam at age 40?

This week on LIVING LOCAL® TV we asked… How often should I get a routine eye exam at age 40? a. Every year b. Every two years c. Every six months d. Every 3 years If you are between 18-60 years old and are not experiencing any visual problems or... Read More

What Is the Leading Cause of Blindness in the United States?

This week on LIVING LOCAL® TV we asked… What is the leading cause of blindness in the United States? a. Cataracts b. Glaucoma c. Diabetic Retinopathy d. Eye injuries Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in American adults and the most common diabetic eye disease, affecting an estimated... Read More

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