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Hearing

Healthy Hearing features the latest news and information on hearing related issues including hearing loss treatments, hearing aids information and over 4700 independent hearing centers across the USA.

Hearing Loss Association of America - The Nation's Voice for People with Hearing Loss. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 36 million (17 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss making it a public health issue third in line after heart disease and arthritis.

MAYO Clinic - Definition of hearing loss and more.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - Improving the lives of people who have communication disorders.

WebMD - Almost 2,000 links to articles related to hearing loss.

Sight

Healthy Sight Calculator - Seeing less than your best can impact how much you accomplish in a day.

Common Eye Problems - How do different eye disorders affect your sight? Click on each condition below. The picture on the left will appear normal. The picture on the right will show what a person with that condition sees.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD or ARMD, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older. Because people in this group are an increasingly larger percentage of the general population, vision loss from macular degeneration is a growing problem.