• Anatomy of the Eye

    Even though the eye is small, it serves a very important function—the sense of sight. See a cross-section of the eye and learn more about its parts.
  • Normal brain vs. Alzheimer's brain

    Take a look at the formation of amyloid plaques in a brain affected by Alzheimer's compared to a normal brain.
  • 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

    Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

    Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are medications that can help control or delay its symptoms for some time, particularly in the early stages of the disease.

    May 18, 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
  • Flow of Aqueous Humor

    Learn what aqueous humor means and how it is related to glaucoma.
  • Dry Macular Degeneration

    A cross-section of the eye depicting the effects of the most common form of the disease.
  • Aqueous Humor & Vision Loss

    See what happens when fluid builds up in the eye leading to increased eye pressure.
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