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    Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

    Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are medications that can help control or delay its symptoms for some time, particularly in the early stages of the disease.

    Sunday, June 19, 2016
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    Alzheimer’s Disease: Facts & Figures

    Every 66 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's. It is estimated that nearly 500,000 new cases of Alzheimer's disease will be diagnosed this year. Get the facts about Alzheimer's disease—the most common form of dementia.

    Friday, May 13, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Clinical Trial Information for Macular Degeneration

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for macular degeneration to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    Thursday, July 28, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Glaucoma: Facts & Figures

    More than 3 million Americans are living with glaucoma, 2.7 million of whom-aged 40 and older-are affected by its most common form, open-angle glaucoma. Get the facts about glaucoma.

    Friday, June 3, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Healthy Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

    A combination of social, mental, and physical stimulation is the best medicine for a healthy life. Even after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, stimulating activities should be continued and modified as needed. Regular exercise and a nutritious diet are also important for Alzheimer’s patients. Here are a few ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, which can help patients cope better with the impact of this disorder.

    Friday, June 3, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Glaucoma Treatments

    The most common treatments for glaucoma are eye drops and, rarely, pills. If you are using these medications. be aware of their purpose and potential side effects, which should be explained by a medical professional.

    Friday, June 17, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Clinical Trial Information for Glaucoma

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for glaucoma to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    Thursday, July 28, 2016
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