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    Americans aged 40 and older have glaucoma. It is estimated that the number will double to 6 million people by 2050.
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    Cataracts & AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    January 25, 2017
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    Drug Interactions: Their Impact on AMD and Health

    The guest speaker is Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who has excelled in research, patient care, and educating other eye care professionals about treating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

    December 21, 2016
  • Brain Anatomy & Limbic System

    Learn more about which parts of the brain are affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
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    Inflammation in Early AMD

    Gerard "Jerry" Lutty, PhD and Imran Bhutto, MD, PhD of the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins University are the featured speakers.

    October 26, 2016
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    Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting as many as 11 million Americans. Without proper treatment, AMD can lead to loss of sharp, central vision and cause legal blindness. This short film gives an overview of the disease—including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and the role nutrition and lifestyle plan in protecting eyesight. It also addresses some of the challenges of living with AMD, and encourages those diagnosed with the disease to take control of their sight.This short, animated “pocket film” that offers an overview of AMD—including its symptoms, impact on lifestyle, treatment, and more.

    October 13, 2016
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    Answering Your Questions about AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    September 28, 2016
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