• Fact Sheet

    Macular Degeneration Resources for Patients and Caregivers

    This list is compiled by Macular Degeneration Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program. Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with macular degeneration and their families.

    February 9, 2019
  • Fact Sheet

    Alzheimer's Prevention: Nutrition & Lifestyle

    Alzheimer's disease is a complex disorder, for which there is currently no known prevention or cure. Although there is preliminary data to support the benefit of some interventions, nothing at this time has definitively been shown to prevent Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

    January 5, 2019
  • Fact Sheet

    Caregiver & Alzheimer's Support Groups

    In most cases, the primary caregiver of someone with Alzheimer's disease will be a loved one, a spouse, adult child, or close companion. View our comprehensive list of Alzheimer's disease support groups so you can get the support you need.

    January 5, 2019
  • Fact Sheet

    Glaucoma Resources for Patients and Caregivers

    This list is compiled by National Glaucoma Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program. Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with glaucoma and their families.

    November 9, 2019
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    Examine a cross-section of the eye affected by the form of the disease that results in 90% of legal blindness.
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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    See the difference between a healthy brain and a brain affected by Alzheimer's.
  • Promising Science

    Alzheimer’s in a Petri Dish

    In what is being hailed a “game changer” for Alzheimer’s research, researchers Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD, and Se Hoon Choi, PhD, both BrightFocus grantees, have done the impossible. Together with their colleagues, they have managed to grow human brain cells in a laboratory for use in Alzheimer’s testing.

    June 29, 2015
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