• Podcast

    Glaucoma: Advancements and Research

    In this audio presentation, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University talk about the importance of research in finding a cure for glaucoma and important areas of research, including genetics, understanding how damage occurs to the optic nerve, vision restoration and other topics. This information is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease.

    September 20, 2011
  • Podcast

    Alzheimer's Disease: Effects On The Brain

    Dr. Guy Eakin discusses how Alzheimer's disease effects the brain, and the three stages of the disease, leading up to severe debilitation and death.

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms and Diagnosis

    Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease during the patient's lifetime is done through mental and behavioral symptoms, a physical examination, and neuropsychological and laboratory tests. In this segment Dr. Eakin discusses screening methods and new options on the horizon

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Alzheimer's Disease: Treatments

    The 6th leading cause of death in the US, Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured nor can its progression be halted. In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin discusses ways to control the symptoms and manage side effects.

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Glaucoma Symptoms

    In this audio presentation, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University talk about the symptoms of the two most common forms of glaucoma. They discuss the importance of regular eye exams and early detection, especially for those at high risk. This information is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease.

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Glaucoma Treatments

    Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation talks about the common treatments for glaucoma, which includes eye drops and filtration surgery. This information is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease.

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Understanding Glaucoma

    In this audio presentation, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation talks about glaucoma. You will learn about the different forms of glaucoma, as well as its symptoms and risk factors. This information is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease.

    September 14, 2011
  • Podcast

    Glaucoma: Ask an Expert

    Topics include: What is considered normal eye pressure? Can you have glaucoma without having increased pressure inside the eye?

    February 15, 2011
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