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    Tips & How-Tos

    Is It a Match? Choosing a Clinical Trial That’s Right for You

    Are you thinking you may wish to participate in a clinical trial, but you aren’t sure how to get started? BrightFocus Foundation and Antidote – a third-party clinical trial matching service – have teamed up to make it easier to search for and find a clinical trial that is right for you.

    Monday, December 11, 2017
  • Chat

    Can Diet Protect Against AMD?

    Tufts University Allen Taylor, PhD directs the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research at Tufts (a part of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging), and also holds faculty positions in nutrition, ophthalmology, molecular & chemical biology, and development at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He talks about how age-related macular degeneration (AMD) develops, the nutritional component, and what new research shows about ways to delay onset or progress.

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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    Expert

    The Immune System and Macular Degeneration

    There is strong evidence that inflammation plays a role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Learn why our immune system and inflammation contribute to AMD and how exciting research may lead to new, promising treatments.

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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    Expert

    Update on Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    New treatments for the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are on the horizon. Learn about these new experimental drugs; novel mechanisms that are actively being studied regarding the development of macular degeneration; and helpful suggestions that might decrease your risk of progression to the late stage of this eye disease.

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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