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The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Glaucoma Diagnosis

Glaucoma: The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the top five questions you should ask your doctor regarding your glaucoma diagnosis. Length: 02:23

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Original Post Date: March 2014

Glaucoma Video Series

Glaucoma Video Series
Courtesy of Eyemaginations

View a series of high quality computer graphic videos on glaucoma.

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Original Post Date: February 2014

Seeking Help for Low Vision, Part 1 - The Role of Optometrists

Therapy for Low Vision: The Role of Optometrists

Learn how optometrists can help patients with low vision. Length: 05:04

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Original Post Date: April 2013

Seeking Help for Low Vision, Part II - The Role of Occupational Therapists

How Occupational Therapists Help to Prevent Injuries and Improve Lifestyle

Learn how occupational therapists work with patients who have low vision. Length: 06:37

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Original Post Date: April 2013

Seeing Through Vision Loss With Courage and Resourcefulness

Seeing Through Vision Loss With Courage and Resourcefulness

Shirley Moore, Millie Lang, and Ralph Wilbur talk about coping successfully with low vision caused by glaucoma or macular degeneration. Length: 06:36

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Original Post Date: April 2013

Recent Research Progress for the Treatment of Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma

Recent Research Progress for the Treatment of Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma

Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses recent research progress for the treatment of glaucoma and macular degeneration. Length: 06:36

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Original Post Date: March 2013

What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam

What is a Comprehensive Eye Examination?

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin talks about what happens during a comprehensive eye examination. Length: 03:00

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Original Post Date: May 2012

Tommy Apara

Ph.D. Candidate Pursues Research To Cure Vision And Brain Disorders

In this video,Tommy Apara, a doctoral candidate working in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg, a BrightFocus-supported glaucoma researcher, discusses research into why cells in the eye fail to regenerate and how this could lead to new therapies for brain and vision disorders. Length: 02:28

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Original Post Date: April 2012

How Do I Manage After Being Diagnosed with Glaucoma?

How Do I Manage After Being Diagnosed with Glaucoma?

In this video, Joseph Senall, doctor of optometry with Simon Eye Associates, talks about the importance of patients being proactive and consistent with their treatment program to avoid loss of vision from glaucoma.. Length: 02:44

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Original Post Date: March 2012

Medical Research has Advanced Glaucoma Treatment

Medical Research has Advanced Glaucoma Treatment

In this video, Joseph Senall, an optometrist with Simon Eyes Associates, talks about how medical research provides treatment options for glaucoma patients. Length: 01:16

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Original Post Date: March 2012

What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam

What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Joseph Senall, doctor of optometry with Simon Eye Associates, describes the elements of a comprehensive eye exam. Length: 01:40

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Original Post Date: February 2012

Donna Gallagher

Donna Gallagher: A Caregiver's Story

In these videos, Donna Gallagher talks about her role as the primary caretaker of her mom, who has glaucoma.

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Original Post Date: January 2012

Understanding Glaucoma

Understanding Glaucoma

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation talks about glaucoma. Viewers will learn about the different forms of glaucoma, as well as its symptoms and risk factors. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Understanding Glaucoma is part 1 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 04:07

Original Post Date: August 2010

Glaucoma Risk Factors

Glaucoma Risk Factors

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation discusses the risk factors associated with glaucoma. In addition, he talks about how you can promote general eye health. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Glaucoma Risk Factors is part 2 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 03:00

Original Post Date: August 2010

Glaucoma Symptoms

Glaucoma Symptoms

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University talk about the symptoms of the two most common forms of glaucoma. They discuss the importance of regular eye exams and early detection, especially for those at high risk. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Glaucoma Symptoms is part 3 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 03:00

Original Post Date: August 2010

Diagnosing Glaucoma

Diagnosing Glaucoma

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University, talk about the diagnosis of the glaucoma. They discuss diagnostic tests for glaucoma and factors that can impact your eye pressure readings. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Diagnosing Glaucoma is part 4 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 02:34

Original Post Date: August 2010

Glaucoma Treatments

Glaucoma Treatments

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University talk about the common treatments for glaucoma, which includes eye drops and filtration surgery. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Glaucoma Treatments is part 5 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 02:54

Original Post Date: August 2010

Glaucoma - Lifestyle Changes

Glaucoma - Lifestyle Changes

You may also be interested in seeing our public service announcement videos on glaucoma.

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation talks about how to successfully live and learn to cope with glaucoma. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Glaucoma - Lifestyle Changes is part 6 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 02:10

Original Post Date: August 2010

Glaucoma - Advancements and Research

Glaucoma - Advancements and Research

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University talk about the importance of research in finding a cure for glaucoma and important areas of research, including genetics, understanding how damage occurs to the optic nerve, vision restoration and other topics. This video is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease. Glaucoma - Advancements and Research is part 7 of a 7 part series on glaucoma. Length: 02:57

Original Post Date: August 2010

You may also be interested in seeing our public service announcement videos on glaucoma.

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