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  • Learn about how Alzheimer’s disease was discovered, the search for the cause of this brain disease, and the future of Alzheimer’s treatment in our latest expert article.
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    The History of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Learn about how Alzheimer’s disease was discovered, the search for the cause of this brain disease, and the future of Alzheimer’s treatment.

    June 8, 2018
  • New Diagnosis?

    Managing a mind and sight disease is a journey. And you’re not alone. We can help.

  • This illustration of a head created from of clocks and gears relates to the fact that disturbances in the sleep-wake cycle and circadian rhythms (bodily processes that recur on a daily cycle) are common symptoms of Alzheimer disease.
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    Circadian Rhythms and Alzheimer’s Disease

    The word “circadian” refers to bodily processes that recur on a daily cycle, such as sleeping. This article discusses why disturbances in circadian rhythms are common symptoms of Alzheimer disease (AD).

    March 5, 2018
  • What happens to your brain duringAlzheimer's Disease?

    Track how nerve cells and the brain change from healthy to affected by mild and then severe Alzheimer's disease.
  • New Diagnosis?

    Managing a mind and sight disease is a journey. And you’re not alone. We can help.

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    Driving and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Many people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or their family members ask if it is safe to drive with this eye condition. This is an important and sometimes complex question that needs to take into consideration visual function, safety, and the person’s desire for independence.

    April 4, 2018
  • A patient talking with her eye doctor about what to expect now that she has a diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration.
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    What to Expect When You Receive the Diagnosis of AMD

    Many patients are frightened of losing vision or going blind when they are told they have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Fortunately, most patients with AMD can keep good vision for their entire lives, and even those who lose their central vision almost always maintain their side, or “peripheral” vision.

    February 26, 2018
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • New Diagnosis?

    Managing a mind and sight disease is a journey. And you’re not alone. We can help.

  • Eye pressure is the only modifiable risk factor that we currently have for treating glaucoma.
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    How is Eye Pressure Measured?

    Eye pressure is a very important measurement for ophthalmologists to use when evaluating your eye health. Learn about the various methods of eye pressure measurement.

    May 14, 2018
  • More than3 million

    Americans aged 40 and older have glaucoma. It is estimated that the number will double to 6 million people by 2050.

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