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The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Macular Degeneration Diagnosis

Macular Degeneration: 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 macular degeneration diagnosis. Length: 02:23

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Original Post Date: March 2014

Macular Degeneration Video Series

Macular Degeneration Video Series
Courtesy of Eyemaginations

View a series of high quality computer graphic videos on macular degeneration.

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Original Post Date: February 2014

Therapy for Low Vision - 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 Therapist

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 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 Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin talks about macular degeneration. Viewers will learn about the different forms of this disease, as well as its symptoms. This video is part 1 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:46

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Original Post Date: February 2013

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Symptoms and Progression

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Symptoms and Progression

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin talks about the symptoms of age-related macular degeneration. Viewers will learn about the various stages of the disease and how it progresses. This video is part 2 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:45

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Original Post Date: February 2013

Treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin talks about the two forms of age-related macular degeneration and the treatments that are currently available. This video is part 3 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:54

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Original Post Date: February 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. This video is part 4 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:57

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Original Post Date: February 2013

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Risk Factors and Prevention

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Risk Factors and Prevention

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin, talks about the factors that increase the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration and the actions that can be taken to prevent or slow the progress of the disease. This video is part 5 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:47

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Original Post Date: February 2013

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Research and Clinical Trials

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Research and Clinical Trials

In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin talks about research into the causes of age-related macular degeneration and about how clinical trials test potential treatments. This video is part 6 of a 6 part series on macular degeneration. Length: 02:42

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Original Post Date: February 2013

Dr. Wei Liu

Dr. Wei Liu: Cell-based Regenerative Medicine for Retinal Diseases

Dr. Wei Liu has been awarded a Macular Degeneration Research grant to pursue therapies for age-related macular degeneration. He is a research assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and in the Department of Genetics in Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He earned his Ph.D. degree in the Institute of Biophysics Chinese Academy of Sciences, and he received his postdoctoral training in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Liu's research interests are molecular mechanisms of retinal cell differentiation and related retinal diseases, aimed at bringing the field closer to cell-based regenerative medicine for treating retinal diseases. Length: 01:21

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Original Post Date: September 2012

What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam

The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Joseph Senall, doctor of optometry with Simon Eye Associates, describes the elements of a comprehensive eye exam. Length: 01:49

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Original Post Date: February 2012

Gloria Smith

86-Year-Old Artist with Macular Degeneration

View a video of Gloria Smith, an 86-year-old artist with macular degeneration, who has adapted to her vision loss by working more with abstract painting. Length: 02:27

Original Post Date: November 2011

Dr. Oliver Sacks

Dr. Oliver Sacks Talks About Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome during a presentation at the TED Conference*. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this under-reported hallucination phenomenon that is experienced by some patients that have visual impairment. Length: 19:00

Original Post Date: September 2009

*TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and presentations at the TED Conference cover cutting edge topics in science, business, development, and the arts.

Dr. Justine Smith

Dr. Justine Smith Talks About Her Research Concerning Macular Degeneration

Dr. Smith, from the Oregon Health & Science University, is a Macular Degeneration Research grantee. Learn about her cutting edge work and how funding from our organization will lead to new treatments for macular degeneration. Length: 03:15

Original Post Date: June 2009

Last Review: 08/29/13


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