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  • Image depicting the genetic code sequence in a medical science laboratory that tests for Alzheimer's disease
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    Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Learn about the most common genes associated with the early- and late-onset forms of Alzheimer’s disease, and the current recommendations for genetic testing.

    October 14, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • An eye doctor viewing the retina of a young woman who has Best's disease.
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    Best's Disease

    There are several hereditary vision diseases that affect the macula, the central part of the retina that is responsible for providing sharp, clear, straight-ahead vision. One of them, called Best’s disease, is also known as vitelliform macular dystrophy.

    September 30, 2019
  • 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
  • Image depicting the genetic code sequence in a medical science laboratory that tests for Alzheimer's disease
    Expert

    Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Learn about the most common genes associated with the early- and late-onset forms of Alzheimer’s disease, and the current recommendations for genetic testing.

    October 14, 2019
  • New Diagnosis?

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • An eye doctor viewing the retina of a young woman who has Best's disease.
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    Best's Disease

    There are several hereditary vision diseases that affect the macula, the central part of the retina that is responsible for providing sharp, clear, straight-ahead vision. One of them, called Best’s disease, is also known as vitelliform macular dystrophy.

    September 30, 2019
  • 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
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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
  • 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
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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
  • 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.
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    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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