When it comes to vision problems, women are at a higher risk for eye disease than men. Women are more likely to develop cataracts, macular degeneration, and dry eye due to longer life expectancy and hormone imbalances.
Dr. Ashley Cowart, an optometrist at Florida Eye Specialists, sat down with local TV station News4Jax to discuss why women face these higher risks. She explained symptoms to look out for and the need to visit your eye doctor regularly.
Watch the full TV news clip or click the link below to hear from Dr. Cowart. Learn why women are more susceptible to eye disease and what preventative measures they can take.