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    Clinical Trial Information for Glaucoma

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for glaucoma to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    March 14, 2016
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    Clinical Trial Information for Macular Degeneration

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for macular degeneration to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    April 15, 2016
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    Take a look at the formation of amyloid plaques in a brain affected by Alzheimer's compared to a normal brain.
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    Clinical Trial Information for Alzheimer's Disease

    It can take many years for a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease to work its way from the laboratory, through rigorous testing and, finally, to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn more about the process and how clinical trials work.

    February 1, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Macular Degeneration: Frequently Asked Questions

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye disease that causes deterioration of the macula, the central area of the retina. Read the answers to the most frequently asked questions about this eye disease.

    March 1, 2016
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    Alzheimer’s Disease: Facts & Figures

    Every 66 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's. It is estimated that nearly 500,000 new cases of Alzheimer's disease will be diagnosed this year. Get the facts about Alzheimer's disease—the most common form of dementia.

    February 7, 2017
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    Glaucoma Treatments

    The most common treatments for glaucoma are eye drops and, rarely, pills. If you are using these medications. be aware of their purpose and potential side effects, which should be explained by a medical professional.

    January 11, 2018
  • Fact Sheet

    Glaucoma: Frequently Asked Questions

    Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases that lead to damage of the optic nerve (the bundle of nerve fibers that carries information from the eye to the brain), which can then lead to vision loss and possibly blindness. Optic nerve damage usually occurs in the presence of high eye pressure; however, it can occur with normal or even less than normal eye pressure. Read the answers to the most frequently asked question about this eye disease.

    February 12, 2016
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