Posts connected to "Vision Loss"

January 14, 2020

Blog: What You Should Know About Glaucoma

Jeff Todd, President and CEO of Prevent Blindness In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, which takes place every January, we…
July 14, 2017

HROTW: Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re taking a closer look at age-related macular degeneration! Learn about the disease's symptoms and how you can protect your eyesight! 
March 15, 2017

Protect Your Eyesight During Save Your Vision Month

It's Save Your Vision Month! Check out some of the Alliance's resources that promote the importance of eye health.
February 16, 2017

Missed Our #CloserLookAtAMD Twitter Chat? Find It Here!

On February 15, the Alliance for Aging Research and partnering organizations hosted a Twitter chat on the age-related macular degeneration (AMD). We discussed the importance of AMD, how the disease affects vision over time, how patients can minimize their risk of getting AMD, and available treatment options.
January 9, 2017

Infographic Highlights Severity of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects as many as 11 million older Americans. To illustrate the severity of the disease, we have created an infographic.
November 10, 2016

Expert Answers Questions about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Check out this Q & A from BrightFocus Foundation, featuring age-related macular degeneration specialist Dr. Joshua Dunaief.
October 13, 2016

Take a Closer Look at AMD for World Sight Day

Today is World Sight Day – a day to bring attention to blindness, eye diseases, and vision impairment!
June 13, 2016

Controlling Blood Sugar Could Slow Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy, Says NIH Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced encouraging news about diabetic retinopathy, a serious and irreversible complication of diabetes.
May 26, 2016

Three New Resources for Older Americans Month

As we continue our celebration of Older Americans Month, here are three resources to help older adults live longer and healthier lives. 
May 20, 2016

The Global Challenge of Diabetic Retinopathy Illustrated

This infographic from the new Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy factsheet gives an overview of the global impact of diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness worldwide.
October 8, 2015

HROTW: The Silver Book®: Vision Loss, Volume II

Our HROTW is the The Silver Book®: Vision Loss, Volume II.
May 22, 2014

Turning a Blind Eye on Patients

Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens discusses AMD and older adults. 
November 30, 2012

TAKE on Glaucoma

Millions of people live with glaucoma without knowing that they have the disease. 
March 12, 2012

Release of The Silver Book: Vision Loss Volume II

Last Wednesday the Alliance for Aging Research released the 7th volume of The Silver Book series. This latest volume focuses on vision loss and was released in partnership with the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) during their Decade of Vision: 2010-2020. 
December 13, 2011

Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in people over the age of 65.
January 15, 2009

Eyeing a Healthy 2009

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month--perfect timing to add an eye exam to your list of New Year’s resolutions.