• 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.
  • Dry Macular Degeneration

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

    Learn what aqueous humor means and how the flow of this fluid can cause glaucoma disease.
  • Aqueous Humor & Vision Loss

    See what happens when fluid builds up in the eye leading to increased eye pressure.
  • An inside look atthe macula

    A diagram of the portion of the retina that processes sharp, clear, straight-ahead vision.
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • More than 7 Million

    people will have Alzheimer's disease in the United States by 2030.
  • It may take more than15 years & $1 billion

    to bring a treatment or cure to market.
  • What IsMacular Degeneration

    Looking up-close at the macular region of a health eye, an eye affected by dry macular degeneration, and an eye affected by wet macular degeneration.
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