Keeping an Eye on Your Vision

Keeping an Eye on Your Vision It’s a common sight everywhere-baby boomers extending their arms and straining to read menus and newspapers. While this may be a normal part of aging, other more serious eye diseases often occur as we age; many without noticeable symptoms. Today, nearly one-third of Americans over 40 have a vision problem. And some of these vision problems, like glaucoma or age-related macular degeneration, can cause permanent vision loss if left undetected. What’s more, the number of blind or visually impaired Americans is expected to double by the year 2020 as baby boomers age. “It’s important for adults to visit an eye doctor if they notice any change in their vision, especially if they are over …

Will and Vision

Will and Vision Remember Chux? The disposable diaper that took the market by storm in 1932? Of course you don’t. Chux saw its product as a luxury item, and happily kept its little throwaway business to itself for almost forty years. Then Pampers came along in the 1960s, supported by a huge, mass-consumer vision with persistence to match, and blew Chux out of the market-transforming baby rearing forever. And everyone knows the legend of the two Steves-Jobs and Wozniak-who invented the personal computer in someone’s garage. Only they didn’t. The Altair MITS came to market long before in 1975. It’s just that Steve Jobs had the mammoth vision of a computer on every desk; and Apple II became the first …