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    Pigmentary Glaucoma and Pigment Dispersion Syndrome

    Learn about a form of glaucoma that results from pigment granules that flake off from the iris (the colored part of the eye) and clog the eye's drainage system, thereby resulting in high eye pressure, and subsequent damage to the optic nerve.

    Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
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    Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregivers—Three Steps to Maintaining Good Health

    There is a very high physical and emotional strain associated with caregiving. Our latest expert article provides helpful tips that are necessary steps to improve your own well-being. You will benefit, and when you are benefitting and feeling well, those around you, including your care recipient, also benefit.

    Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
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    I Have AMD...Now What?

    This telephone discussion features Priyatham (Prithu) S. Mettu, M.D., from the Duke Center for Macular Diseases, who provides helpful information for those recently diagnosed with macular degeneration.

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    Infections that Can Cause Dementia

    Cognitive impairment caused by an infection is not very common, but it is an important step in the evaluation of anyone suspected of having Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.

    Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015
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