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  • A physician talking to a patient who has symtpoms of frontotemporal dementia
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    Symptoms of Frontotemporal Dementia

    Frontotemporal dementia is a form of dementia in which behavior and language are first to show dramatic changes, unlike Alzheimer’s disease, which typically begins with memory disturbance.

    June 10, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Image of the tau protein accumulating within a brain cell, courtesy of the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health
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    Tau Protein and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Connection?

    Neurofibrillary tangles are insoluble twisted fibers found inside the brain's cells. These tangles consist primarily of a protein called tau. Learn more about the connection of tau to Alzheimer’s disease and current research that is focused on this protein.

    May 6, 2019
  • A diagram of chromosome 22 showing the location of the TIMP3 gene, which is associated with Sorsby's fundus dystrophy
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    Sorsby’s Fundus Dystrophy

    Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of a rare form of inherited retinal degeneration, called Sorsby’s fundus dystrophy, which can appear similar to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), especially in its early stages.

    June 2, 2019
  • A physician talking to a patient who has symtpoms of frontotemporal dementia
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    Symptoms of Frontotemporal Dementia

    Frontotemporal dementia is a form of dementia in which behavior and language are first to show dramatic changes, unlike Alzheimer’s disease, which typically begins with memory disturbance.

    June 10, 2019
  • Image of the tau protein accumulating within a brain cell, courtesy of the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health
    Expert

    Tau Protein and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Connection?

    Neurofibrillary tangles are insoluble twisted fibers found inside the brain's cells. These tangles consist primarily of a protein called tau. Learn more about the connection of tau to Alzheimer’s disease and current research that is focused on this protein.

    May 6, 2019
  • 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
  • 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.
  • A diagram of chromosome 22 showing the location of the TIMP3 gene, which is associated with Sorsby's fundus dystrophy
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    Sorsby’s Fundus Dystrophy

    Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of a rare form of inherited retinal degeneration, called Sorsby’s fundus dystrophy, which can appear similar to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), especially in its early stages.

    June 2, 2019
  • 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).
  • 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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