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    Tips for Playing Sports with Low Vision

    When it comes to physical activity, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources available for people with low vision. These range from simple exercise, to recreational sports, and even competition.

    Friday, July 29, 2016
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    How Effective are Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatments?

    A dozen years ago, there were hardly any treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Fortunately there are now several, and the best way to evaluate their effectiveness is to review the results of large, well-designed clinical trials.

    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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    Amyloid PET Scans: Are They a Game-Changer?

    Amyloid PET scans allow, for the first time, accurate detection of amyloid plaques—one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease—in living people. The scans may help clinicians proceed with greater knowledge and assurance, and patients will be able to have greater confidence in their diagnoses and treatment recommendations. This article explains what PET scans are and how they are currently used, and provides an update on a new clinical trial that will deliver important information on how the scans will be used in the future.

    Thursday, June 30, 2016
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    Helpful Tips for Assisting Your Loved One with Personal Hygiene

    As a caregiver, you may sometimes wonder if there is a better way to assist with their personal hygiene and grooming. As your loved one’s ability to independently manage his or her personal hygiene declines, increasingly you need to help accomplish these tasks. This article provides tips to make the process simpler and more comfortable.

    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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    Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma: What to Know

    This article discusses primary angle-closure glaucoma, the second most common form of this eye disease. The author discusses important information to know about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, known risk factors, and more.

    Friday, June 24, 2016
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