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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Wine being poured into a glass.
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    Alcohol and Dementia: A Complicated Relationship

    The role of alcohol use as a risk factor for dementia is complicated. At different times, alcohol has been seen as protective, harmful, or incidental to the risk of dementia. Each of these views is partially correct, and the entire story is not yet fully known. This article discusses some of what we do know.

    February 7, 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.
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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
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • 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).
  • Eye pressure is the only modifiable risk factor that we currently have for treating glaucoma.
    Expert

    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
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Two new medications hold great promise in lowering eye pressure by directly targeting the tissue that is diseased in glaucoma, the trabecular meshwork
    Expert

    Two New Glaucoma Medications: Learn More

    Learn about two new medications that were approved by the FDA in late 2017, and why they are so exciting to patients and ophthalmologists alike.

    March 14, 2018
  • Secondary Glaucoma (Medications - Eye Disease - Trauma - Diabetes)
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    Secondary Glaucoma

    Secondary glaucoma is a broad term that encompasses many types of glaucoma that are the result of certain medical conditions in the eye or the body.

    February 12, 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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