• Chat

    Low Vision Therapy: What You Should Know

    The telephone discussion features Robert W. Massof, PhD, who is Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director of the Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center and the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, and Jim Deremeik, RT, CLVT, who is the LOVRNET Project Manager and the Education/Rehabilitation Program Manager for the Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.

    April 29, 2015
  • Video

    About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

    BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

    August 6, 2017
  • 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
  • It is very important that we increase the awareness of clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease. - Samantha Budd Haeberlein, PhD
    Expert

    Clinical Trials Are Critical for Improved Alzheimer’s Care

    As the Vice President of Clinical Trial Development at Biogen, Samantha Budd Haeberlein, PhD, leads the company’s worldwide clinical trials on Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Haeberlein recently spoke with BrightFocus Foundation, whose Alzheimer’s Disease Research program currently supports nearly 100 research projects worldwide.

    August 8, 2018
  • Medical illustration of genes. Gene therapy may one day be a viable treatment option for some eye diseases, including macular degeneration.
    Expert

    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
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