Glaucoma is the biggest cause of blindness in New Zealand, affecting about 68,000 people. Sadly, one in two victims don't know they are being robbed.
Are your watery eyes blurring your vision? Do you lie in the age group 50 up and having diabetes mellitus or suffering from cardiovascular diseases, and have myopic eyes? Check whether you are suffering from open angle glaucoma.
Glaucoma is the most common disease of eye after cataract. Many of you must be waiting to know this disease in a more detailed manner, and ofcourse in simpler language which often other medical journal articles would not provide you. So in next few minutes browse down the lines, and get to know what glaucoma is? Therefore from the next time onwards you dont mix up with the basic concept regarding glaucoma.
Patients of open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively acute angle-closure glaucoma are no longer required to suffer from surgery delays due to high intraocular pressure(IOP). Diamox, X-GEN Pharmaceuticals has devised a new adjunctive treatment for lowering IOP. Full article »
Good news for the patients suffering from Glaucoma, A new promising treatment named Interventional Ophthalmology procedure with its new technology can help to reduce the elevated pressure inside the eye.
The recent treatment of the acute-angle closure glaucoma of the Gov. David Paterson has drawn attention of the people. The incident seemed to draw the mass attention to the importance of the early detection and treatment of this disease. Glaucoma, if detected at the early stage, can be treated.
At an exclusive interview to the FOXNews.com. Dr. Sanjay Asrani, associate professor of ophthalmology at Duke Eye Center in Durham has told that the researchers there developed an instrument that is able to detect the glaucoma decades before the disease claims the eyesight of the patients. Thus the high-resolution imaging tool is expected to bring a ray of hope to the patients fearing to lose eye sight.