Amanda Gardner is a freelance health reporter whose stories have appeared in cnn.com, health.com, cnn.com, WebMD, HealthDay, Self Magazine, the New York Daily News, Teachers & Writers Magazine, the Foreign Service Journal, AmeriQuests (Vanderbilt University) and others. In 2009, she served as writer-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is also a community artist and recipient or partner in five National Endowment for the Arts grants.
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Glaucoma vs. Cataracts: What’s the Difference?

Your risk for both glaucoma and cataracts rises as you age. While they share some symptoms, glaucoma can lead to blindness while cataracts are easily fixed.