It’s commonplace to be jaded about the epidemiology figures for eye diseases. We routinely see huge numbers tossed about—e.g., two million Americans have AMD, three million have glaucoma—and gloss over the human impact of those words. It brings to mind a quote often attributed to Joseph Stalin: “One death is a tragedy.
Published September 15, 2019
A cautionary tale about diet and the eye might convince patients to accept personal responsibility. By Jack Persico, Editor-in-Chief
Those of us old enough to have lived through the 1970s can probably remember a novelty song called “Junk Food Junkie” from 1976.