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What to Eat When You Have Glaucoma

The right foods matter when it comes to your eyesight.

By Jennifer Tzeses
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Your Guide to Glaucoma Basics

Get the clear-eyed facts on this common disorder, and learn what you can do to protect your vision.

By Nancy Fitzgerald
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Your Top Qs About Glaucoma Answered

Worried about your risk for this vision-threatening condition? Our experts tackle your most common questions about glaucoma.

By Nancy Fitzgerald
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9 Things to Watch Out for With Glaucoma

Knowing symptoms and risk factors can make staying on top of this eye disease easier.

By Jennifer Tzeses
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A Glaucoma Gamechanger?

Could a single shot be the best new glaucoma treatment? Some researchers think so.

By Lara DeSanto
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Technology

Can Electronic Reminders for Glaucoma Patients Help Reduce Vision Loss?

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?

By Lara DeSanto
Man undergoing eye exam for glaucoma.
Vision Care

Glaucoma Could Be an Autoimmune Disease

A mouse study suggests the immune system — specifically, T cells — may be responsible for retina and optic nerve damage and vision loss in glaucoma.

By Diane Domina
A woman covers her eye with her hand at the eye doctor.
Living With

RA and Eye Health Complications

Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.

By Lisa Emrich
New Ways to Treat Glaucoma
Treatment

New Ways to Treat Glaucoma

Because untreated glaucoma can cause permanent blindness, research is a major priority. Here’s what’s on the horizon.

By Joseph Saling
Green Leafy Vegetables May Lower Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma
Lifestyle

Green Leafy Vegetables May Lower Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma

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.

By Joseph Saling