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  • Man experiencing a headache from symptoms related to glaucoma.
    Expert

    Does Glaucoma Cause Headaches?

    Since glaucoma does not have symptoms until late stages of the disease—as when central vision is affected—it is often called the “silent thief of sight.” However, there are certain forms of glaucoma that can cause headaches.

    September 17, 2018
  • Vascular Dementia: Illustration of the blood vessels of the brain in a person with vascular dementia
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    Treatment of Vascular Dementia

    Learn about the treatment options for vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) a term that includes the spectrum from mild cognitive changes to severe dementia.

    September 10, 2018
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • A researcher in the lab working on new treatments for macular degeneration.
    Expert

    Update on the AMD Drug Pipeline

    Currently, many patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) require monthly injections into the eye to preserve their vision. Those with advanced dry AMD, also called geographic atrophy (GA), have no effective treatments available to them. Fortunately, AMD research and drug developments are advancing rapidly to bring patients better treatments.

    August 31, 2018
  • Illustration showing pressure developing inside the eye of someone who has glaucoma.
    Expert

    Glaucoma and Eye Pressure

    When people hear the word “glaucoma,” many of them connect the eye disease with elevated eye pressures. However, the relationship between glaucoma and eye pressure is complicated and has changed over time.

    August 13, 2018
  • Vascular Dementia: Illustration of the blood vessels of the brain in a person with vascular dementia
    Expert

    Treatment of Vascular Dementia

    Learn about the treatment options for vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) a term that includes the spectrum from mild cognitive changes to severe dementia.

    September 10, 2018
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Learn some helpful tips for how to find a memory care facility and how to evaluate the quality of care being provided.
    Expert

    How to Find a Memory Care Unit

    Learn some helpful tips for how to find a memory care facility and how to evaluate the quality of care being provided.

    June 25, 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.
  • A researcher in the lab working on new treatments for macular degeneration.
    Expert

    Update on the AMD Drug Pipeline

    Currently, many patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) require monthly injections into the eye to preserve their vision. Those with advanced dry AMD, also called geographic atrophy (GA), have no effective treatments available to them. Fortunately, AMD research and drug developments are advancing rapidly to bring patients better treatments.

    August 31, 2018
  • Medical illustration of genes. Gene therapy may one day be a viable treatment option for some eye diseases, including macular degeneration.
    Expert

    Gene Therapy for Eye Disease

    Learn about a recent gene therapy breakthrough and how that may open the door for new treatments for retinal diseases, including macular degeneration.

    July 27, 2018
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • Man experiencing a headache from symptoms related to glaucoma.
    Expert

    Does Glaucoma Cause Headaches?

    Since glaucoma does not have symptoms until late stages of the disease—as when central vision is affected—it is often called the “silent thief of sight.” However, there are certain forms of glaucoma that can cause headaches.

    September 17, 2018
  • Illustration showing pressure developing inside the eye of someone who has glaucoma.
    Expert

    Glaucoma and Eye Pressure

    When people hear the word “glaucoma,” many of them connect the eye disease with elevated eye pressures. However, the relationship between glaucoma and eye pressure is complicated and has changed over time.

    August 13, 2018
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • 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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