• 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, 2016
  • 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, 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
  • 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, 2016
  • 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, 2016
  • Flow of Aqueous Humor

    Learn what aqueous humor means and how it is related to glaucoma.
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