• Photo of a man with eye fatigue. As we get older, we may start to notice difficulty with reading and computer work, floaters in the vision, and eye irritation and dry eye. While none of these are symptoms of open-angle glaucoma.
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    Eye Symptoms Unrelated to Glaucoma

    As we get older, we may start to notice difficulty with reading and computer work, floaters in the vision, and eye irritation and dry eye. While none of these are symptoms of open-angle glaucoma, they are worth discussing with an eye care professional.

    April 20, 2018
  • A senior woman wearing sunglasses sitting in car with her seatbelt on.
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    Driving and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Many people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or their family members ask if it is safe to drive with this eye condition. This is an important and sometimes complex question that needs to take into consideration visual function, safety, and the person’s desire for independence.

    April 4, 2018
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    Living with AMD as Patient or Caregiver: A Mother and Daughter Share Their Story

    The monthly BrightFocus Chats are an opportunity to learn about age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from a range of professionals: researchers, doctors, occupational therapists, social workers, and more. Recently, however, the Chat focused on the perspective of an AMD patient and her caregiver: Leona, who has advanced or “wet” AMD, and her daughter Sharon. They live in Portland, Maine.

    April 2, 2018
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