• Medical illustration showing the trabecular meshwork, the eye's drainage system.
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    Glaucoma and the Importance of the Eye’s Drainage System

    Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can damage the optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. In all forms of glaucoma, the status of the eye’s drainage system, the trabecular meshwork, is important. Learn how the eye’s drainage system relates to the development and treatment of glaucoma, in a new article written by an expert affiliated with the BrightFocus Foundation’s National Glaucoma Research program

    Monday, February 27, 2017
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    Glaucoma: Understanding Optic Nerve Imaging

    Optic nerve imaging provides an objective test to diagnose and follow the progression of glaucoma, and the technology has undergone tremendous advancements over the last decade.

    Monday, February 27, 2017
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    Possible Causes of Alzheimer's Disease

    Learn about the genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors that may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

    Monday, February 27, 2017
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    Prescription Medications That Can Affect Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Patients often ask if their medications affect the risk of vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). One class of medications can lead to more severe vision loss in people with the wet form of the disease, and another class of drugs may have a beneficial effect.

    Monday, February 27, 2017
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