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  • A senior couple talking with their doctor about risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma
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    Risk Factors of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

    Much of the information about the risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma are based on population-based studies in which large groups of patients have been examined and followed over time. Learn about these well-described risk factors.

    September 16, 2019
  • Health foods, including whole grains, green leafy and other vegetables, berries, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and olive oil
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    Diet and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Learn helpful information on the role of diet and brain health, based on the latest research.

    September 9, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • An eye doctor talking with a patient about open-angle glaucoma treatments
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    Treatments for Open-Angle Glaucoma

    There are many effective and different treatments for open-angle glaucoma, but the one unifying concept is that all current treatments are designed to lower eye pressure.

    August 5, 2019
  • Health foods, including whole grains, green leafy and other vegetables, berries, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and olive oil
    Expert

    Diet and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Learn helpful information on the role of diet and brain health, based on the latest research.

    September 9, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • Illustration of a brain depicting vascular dementia
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    What is Vascular Dementia?

    Vascular dementia is regarded by some authorities as the second most common dementia in older adults. It is caused by damage to brain cells deprived of blood flow and life-sustaining oxygen and nutrients due to reduced circulation or blockage of the brain’s blood vessels. The subsequent brain damage results in cognition and behavior changes.

    July 8, 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
  • 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.
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • A diagram of chromosome 22 showing the location of the TIMP3 gene, which is associated with Sorsby's fundus dystrophy
    Expert

    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
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • A senior couple talking with their doctor about risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma
    Expert

    Risk Factors of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

    Much of the information about the risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma are based on population-based studies in which large groups of patients have been examined and followed over time. Learn about these well-described risk factors.

    September 16, 2019
  • An eye doctor talking with a patient about open-angle glaucoma treatments
    Expert

    Treatments for Open-Angle Glaucoma

    There are many effective and different treatments for open-angle glaucoma, but the one unifying concept is that all current treatments are designed to lower eye pressure.

    August 5, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • A scale with lthe word aser therapy on one side and eye drops on the other.
    Expert

    Eye Drops vs. Laser Treatment for Glaucoma

    Learn about the results of a recent clinical trial comparing glaucoma medications and laser therapy for primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

    June 17, 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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