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New contact lens delivers glaucoma meds

As an alternative to eye drops, researchers have developed a special contact lens that can be placed into the eye in order to slowly release medication to combat glaucoma.

Sleeping on one side may worsen glaucoma

A new study suggests that sleeping on one side may worsen glaucoma. The study also suggests that people with worsening glaucoma on just one side were also more likely to sleep with the affected eye facing downward.

Glaucoma awareness month

In the U.S., January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. During the month a range of different events are being hosted and health promotion schemes implemented.

Poor eye care attitude worsens cases of glaucoma in Nigeria Special

Lack of regular eye check-ups is leading to increasing cases of glaucoma in Nigeria, Consultant Optometrist Dr. Obazee Uyioghosa says.

Study: Fitness increases eye health

Physical fitness may lower the risk of developing the vision-devastating eye disease glaucoma, according to a long-term study of the relationship between physical activity and low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP), a key risk factor.

Duchess the 40-year old elephant treated for glaucoma at UK zoo

Paignton - Duchess, the much-loved and popular African elephant at Devon's Paignton Zoo in south west England, is being treated for the eye disease glaucoma.

Glaucoma: What if the lights go out?

Every day I wonder. What will I do if the lights go out? I’m not the only one who wonders. There are millions suffering from this eye disease, so here is information so you don’t have to wonder about glaucoma like your family and neighbors do.

New Tool Improves Eye Surgery

Glaucoma affects 3 million Americans every year, with onset around the age of 40. It is a disease that is brought on by a seemingly harmless increase of pressure in the eyeball. Prof Assia has invented a new tool that makes eye surgery simpler to perform
 

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