Number of glaucoma cases

Number of glaucoma cases projected to increase Glaucoma, commonly referred to as the “sneak thief of sight,” currently affects nearly three million people ages 40 and older, according to the Prevent Blindness report, “Future of Vision: Forecasting...

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – GRF shares information about sight-stealing disease January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United...

World's smallest medical implant

World’s smallest medical implant helps treat glaucoma By Jay Crandall MESA, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) – As an avid tennis player, Joe Morton says he started to notice something was wrong about three years ago. “All of the sudden I kept getting hit by tennis...

Normal-tension glaucoma:

Normal-tension glaucoma: Causes, symptoms, and treatment By: Dr. Victor Marchione Normal-tension glaucoma is a type of glaucoma in which the optic nerve damage and vision loss occur even though there are normal levels of tension in the eye. Typically, glaucoma is...

Researchers use breakthrough technology

Researchers use breakthrough technology to detect glaucoma progression In a first of its kind study, Mount Sinai researchers are using optimal coherence tomography (OCT) angiography to look at the earliest stages of glaucoma and identify characteristic patterns of...
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