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Glaucoma explained, and why regular eye checks are vital for the ... - South China Morning Post



South China Morning Post
 
Glaucoma explained, and why regular eye checks are vital for the ... 
South China Morning Post
A group of eye diseases associated with optic nerve damage, glaucoma affects three per cent of the population. Sometimes symptom-free, it is often diagnosed too late, and the loss of vision cannot be reversed.
Common form of glaucoma has no warning signs Bonner County Daily Bee

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Big data registries can lead to new glaucoma research opportunities - Healio



Big data registries can lead to new glaucoma research opportunities 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? The IRIS Registry, the largest clinical data registry in the world for any specialty, has great potential for furthering glaucoma research and treatment, according to a speaker here. The American Academy of Ophthalmology's IRIS ...

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Cataract, glaucoma collision sparks MIGS, other innovation - ModernMedicine



ModernMedicine
 
Cataract, glaucoma collision sparks MIGS, other innovation 
ModernMedicine
The introduction of phaco in 1967 was a defining shift in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and complex infant eyes, as well as expansion in the provision of global eye care into the future. ?I originally trained in the 1970s. With intracapsular ...

 


Give special consideration of glaucoma imaging in patients with myopia - Healio



Give special consideration of glaucoma imaging in patients with myopia 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? The intersection of myopia and glaucoma creates a challenge for ophthalmologists, according to Angelo P. Tanna, MD, at Hawaiian Eye 2018. ?In patients who have high myopia, the optic disc is hard to read and has a glaucoma-like ...

 


Early treatment imperative for treating glaucoma - The Wyoming County Examiner



The Wyoming County Examiner
 
Early treatment imperative for treating glaucoma 
The Wyoming County Examiner
STAFF PHOTO/C.J. MARSHALL Mary Reeves provides information on the importance to being treated as soon as possible for glaucoma to the participants at the Falls Active Adult Center. Participants as the Falls Active Adult Center were provided valuable ...

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Glaucoma Awareness Month: What to know about the 'silent thief' | Ask A Doctor - Herald Times Reporter



Herald Times Reporter
 
Glaucoma Awareness Month: What to know about the 'silent thief' | Ask A Doctor 
Herald Times Reporter
Question: How big of a deal is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Answer: It's big. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually causes blindness without warning. It can affect people of all ages, but it's most common in middle-aged people and the elderly ...

 


Study advances gene therapy for glaucoma - EurekAlert (press release)



Study advances gene therapy for glaucoma 
EurekAlert (press release)
Glaucoma, one of the most common blinding diseases, is caused by excess pressure inside the eye, usually due to a clog in the fluid drain. "Most glaucoma can be treated with daily drug treatment," says Paul Kaufman, professor of ophthalmology and ...

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Sun - Letter to the Editor - cleveland.com



January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Sun - Letter to the Editor 
cleveland.com
A blind girl hated herself and everyone, except her loving boyfriend who was always there for her. She told him that if she could ever see, she would marry him. He remained faithful to her for a long time and, when she received donated eyes, he asked ...

 


Improving Glaucoma Care: Ophthalmology Times - MedPage Today



Improving Glaucoma Care: Ophthalmology Times 
MedPage Today
Improving Glaucoma Care: Ophthalmology Times. Also, telemedicine for boosting ROP screening. MedpageToday. savesaved. by Ophthalmology Times Staff January 16, 2018. Options for diagnosing and treating glaucoma have advanced considerably in recent years ...

 


Do not let glaucoma stealthily steal your sight | New York ... - Amsterdam News



Amsterdam News
 
Do not let glaucoma stealthily steal your sight | New York ... 
Amsterdam News
Glaucoma is an eye disease that can cause vision loss and even blindness, but it can come on so gradually that many people do not notice until some vision loss has occurred.
Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with ... News-Medical.net

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