• 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

    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, 2019
  • Fact Sheet

    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, 2019
  • Fact Sheet

    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Facts & Figures

    Advanced age-related macular degeneration a leading cause of irreversible blindness and visual impairment in the world. As many as 11 million people in the United States have some form of age-related macular degeneration. Learn the facts about macular degeneration.

    January 5, 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
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