Spot the Signs

[Voice over] If you’re over 50 there are some signs of ageing that are obvious to all. But there are also some that only you can see. Blurry vision is just one of the possible signs of Age Related Macular Degeneration. But there are others you need to know. Because some types of AMD can…

Age-Related Eye Diseases

Age-Related Eye Diseases

>Now let’s switch gears to eye diseases, they’re common and can go unnoticed for a long time because some have no symptoms at first. So an eye exam is imperative for diagnosis, it’s that correct? We don’t see somebody symptoms. >That is correct. The classic disorder that would see what that would be glaucoma, glaucoma…

See What I See: AMD

See What I See: AMD

Narrator: For most people with healthy vision, this is what it’s like to look around a grocery store. But the view is different for people with AMD — that’s short for age-related macular degeneration, one of the leading causes of vision loss in people age 50 and older. At first, AMD may not cause many…

Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration–also called AMD–is a leading cause of vision loss in older Americans. This eye disease damages the macula–a small region in the center of the eye’s light-sensing tissue, called the retina. The macula contains millions of cells that give us sharp, central, and color vision. The vision that we use to read, write,…

A bold vision for eye care

A bold vision for eye care

Hi, I’m Nikos Tripodis, the new Worldwide Franchise Head of Novartis Ophthalmology. And I’m Dirk Sauer, Development Unit Head of Novartis Ophthalmology. We’re here to talk about how Novartis Ophthalmology is reimagining what’s possible. So Nikos, tell me, why did you take this role in Ophthalmology? It’s really exciting to work at Novartis and we…