Import with Elements 8 from Epson Perfection 4990 scanner

Elements 8 does not recognize Epson Perfection 4990 scanner.  Running on a MacBook Pro 10.9.5.  Any suggestions?

First go to Epson's website and check to see if there is a TWAIN driver for the scanner.

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