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The use of electronic health record (EHR)-linked reminder systems for patients is becoming more and more common — but do patients actually find them helpful?
A mouse study suggests the immune system — specifically, T cells — may be responsible for retina and optic nerve damage and vision loss in glaucoma.
Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.
Because untreated glaucoma can cause permanent blindness, research is a major priority. Here’s what’s on the horizon.
People who eat green leafy vegetables like kale have a lower risk for primary open-angle glaucoma and early central vision loss, a study has found.
Stimulation from electrical alternating current may partially restore vision in glaucoma patients who still have some residual vision.
A recent study found that nearly 9 in 10 glaucoma patients may be instilling their eyedrops incorrectly. Here are step-by-step instructions to help.
The second leading treatable cause of blindness in the United States, glaucoma is a condition in which deterioration of the optic nerve leads to progressive loss of field of vision. Worldwide, glaucoma is among the top three causes of blindness. In t...
Fluctuations in eye pressure may not give your doctor an overall picture of your eye health. This is where a new “smart” contact lens may come in.
Glaucoma typically results from an increase in the normal fluid pressure inside the eye, damaging the optic nerve. By the time many people notice clear symptoms of glaucoma, it may be too late to save much of their eyesight. Here are three ways resea...