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...

Contact lens dispenses drug, lowers–

The Macular Degeneration Association came across this article about contact lens being designed to dispense eye medication. Instead of having to use eye drops for Glaucoma contacts would deliver the medication. Hopefully researchers will be able to use this same...

Apnea Patients Should Keep an Eye Out for Glaucoma

Apnea Patients Should Keep an Eye Out for Glaucoma by: Amy Jacob Successfully measuring the eye pressure of people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) indicated to scientists for the first time a relationship between sleep apnea and glaucoma.   Specifically, research...
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