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    Low Vision and Glaucoma

    When people with glaucoma are diagnosed and treated at an early stage, many will not lose significant vision. Unfortunately, some will develop low vision. This article explores what that is, how low-vision specialists perform an evaluation, and provides helpful tips on low- and high-tech devices that can help a person use their remaining vision most effectively.

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    "Aging in Place"—Weighing Caregiver Options

    Many older adults wish to remain in their home of choice as long as possible. Here are three important elements to consider that can help you successfully "age in place."

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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    Update on Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    New treatments for the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are on the horizon. Learn about these new experimental drugs; novel mechanisms that are actively being studied regarding the development of macular degeneration; and helpful suggestions that might decrease your risk of progression to the late stage of this eye disease.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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    Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s New?

    Not since 2003 has a new medication been approved by the FDA for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Fortunately, this long dry spell may be nearing an end. This article explores a variety of clinical trials that may one day provide new treatments and methods to more effectively manage Alzheimer’s disease.

    Friday, May 13, 2016
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    The Amsler Grid Eye Test

    The Amsler grid is a simple test to monitor macular degeneration. Learn more in this brief video.

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