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  • Illustration showing pressure developing inside the eye of someone who has glaucoma.
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    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.

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

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