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External link Macular Degeneration Research Exit Disclaimer
The BrightFocus Foundation is a non-profit charitable foundation that funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma while providing the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies pertaining to these diseases.
The Web site provides updated information about symptoms, diagnoses, currently-used medications/treatments, relevant news, Real Life Questions, research grant funding opportunities and more.
External link National Glaucoma Research Exit Disclaimer
The BrightFocusFoundation is a non-profit charitable foundation that funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma while providing the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies pertaining to these diseases.
The Web site provides updated information about symptoms, diagnoses, currently-used medications/treatments, relevant news, Real Life Questions, research grant funding opportunities and more.
External link Healthy People 2020: Vision
Objectives for 2020 include a focus on evidence-based interventions that help prevent blindness and preserve eyesight through regular screening, early treatment and injury prevention.
External link Blind? Have Low Vision? - Social Security can Help
Booklet describes benefits offered by the Social Security Administration for people who have low vision. They pay benefits to people who are blind under two programs: the Social Security disability insurance program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. The medical rules they use to decide whether you are blind are the same for each program. Other rules are different. We explain the different rules for each program below in this booklet.
External link National Eye Institute (NEI)
The National Eye Institute, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), supports and conducts research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of diseases that affect the eye and vision. The NEI provides information for patients, the general public and health professionals. Staff respond to questions, distribute publications and provide referrals to clinical trials, and other organizations and agencies, when appropriate.



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