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  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Illustration of the brain that highlights the frontal and temporal lobes, which are affected by Pick's disease.
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    What is Pick’s Disease?

    Learn about a form of dementia, called Pick’s disease, and how it differs from Alzheimer’s.

    April 7, 2019
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    Trabectome Surgery and Glaucoma

    Trabectome surgery, a minimally invasive glaucoma procedure, involves the use of an FDA-approved handheld device. The treatment increases the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thereby lowering eye pressure. Learn more about this surgery and important questions to ask your doctor.

    March 18, 2019
  • Illustration of the brain that highlights the frontal and temporal lobes, which are affected by Pick's disease.
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    What is Pick’s Disease?

    Learn about a form of dementia, called Pick’s disease, and how it differs from Alzheimer’s.

    April 7, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Photo of an elderly man with dementia who has depression
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    Dementia and Depression

    Learn about the relationship between depression and dementia, and about potential treatment options for depression.

    January 7, 2019
  • Photo of a senior woman with Alzheimer's disease looking directly into the camera
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    Alzheimer’s Disease in Women

    Learn about the roles that one’s sex (determined by genes and chromosomes), and gender (social role and preferred orientation) play in the risk for developing Alzheimer’s in women. We examine how they may impact the course of the disease.

    November 5, 2018
  • What happens to your brain during Alzheimer's Disease?

    Track how nerve cells and the brain change from healthy to affected by mild and then severe Alzheimer's disease.
  • Image provided by NeoMedix, manufacturer of Trabectome (www.trabectome.com)
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    Trabectome Surgery and Glaucoma

    Trabectome surgery, a minimally invasive glaucoma procedure, involves the use of an FDA-approved handheld device. The treatment increases the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thereby lowering eye pressure. Learn more about this surgery and important questions to ask your doctor.

    March 18, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • A gentleman with glaucoma is talking to his pharmacist about two medications
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    Top 10 Tips for Reducing the Costs of your Glaucoma Medications

    If you or someone in your family has glaucoma, the cost of the glaucoma eye drops may be a challenge each month, especially when considering that many people are also taking medications for other chronic diseases. Since glaucoma is generally a lifelong condition, it is essential to identify a long-term strategy for treatment, and financial burden is important to consider. This article provides some tips to help you reduce the financial burden of your glaucoma treatment.

    March 13, 2019
  • Photo of a puppy with the peripheral (sides) of the image completely opaque due to glaucoma-related vision loss.
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    How Long Does it Take to Go Blind from Glaucoma?

    How quickly blindness can occur when someone has glaucoma is determined by many factors, including ones that you can control. Learn three important steps that can reduce your risk of going blind from this eye disease.

    February 19, 2019
  • 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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