Posts connected to "Age-Related Macular Degeneration"

February 6, 2020

Blog: Patient Advocate Reflects On the Importance of AMD Awareness Month

Marlene Klein Marlene Klein, a participant of the Alliance’s Talk NERDY To Me training, reflects on the importance of…
May 23, 2018

Learn about Protecting Your Eyesight During Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, which makes it the perfect time to raise awareness about conditions that affect older adults’…
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!
October 8, 2015

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

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