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Latest Canine glaucoma Stories

2014-06-02 23:09:04

Carlsbad ophthalmologist Michael Tracy comments on new study by the American Academy of Ophthalmology linking reduced glaucoma blindness to early diagnosis and treatment. (PRWEB)

Research From Mayo Clinic Finds Risk Of Glaucoma Blindness Drops By Half
2014-01-22 15:52:17

A comparative long-range study by Mayo Clinic ophthalmology researchers shows that the probability of blindness from glaucoma 20 years after diagnosis has dropped by half in the last generation.

2014-01-14 16:25:59

WASHINGTON, N.C., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Eye Care is proud to announce their support of Glaucoma Awareness Month, taking place this January.

One Step Closer To Understanding The Origins Of Eye Disease
2013-04-04 06:12:35

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published a study describing the use of an innovative process to examine the effect of tension in maintaining retinal tissue.

Glaucoma Research Points To Potential Early Indicator
2013-01-02 13:21:05

A new study has found that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye's retina can be an early indicator that a person may have an increased risk of glaucoma.

2012-10-01 20:18:33

People who take statins to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease are less likely to be diagnosed with the most common form of glaucoma.

2012-03-19 16:59:32

Jackson Laboratory researchers have demonstrated that a single, targeted x-ray treatment of an individual eye in young, glaucoma-prone mice provided that eye with apparently life-long and typically complete protection from glaucoma.

2012-03-07 13:51:11

Measurement of pressure within the eye, or intraocular pressure (IOP), is known to fluctuate throughout the day, and wide swings in patients with glaucoma are believed to be related to the progression of the disease, which can cause permanent damage to the optic nerve and vision.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.