• Man taking his blood pressure and recording the results.
    Expert

    Blood Pressure and Glaucoma

    The relationship between blood pressure and glaucoma risk is complicated. Learn why both high and low blood pressure may increase the risk for this eye disease.

    Monday, February 13, 2017
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    Expert

    Possible Causes of Alzheimer's Disease

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

    Thursday, February 9, 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.

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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