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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.
A new paradigm to explain glaucoma is rapidly emerging, and it is generating brain-based treatment advances that may ultimately vanquish the disease known as the "sneak thief of sight."
Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting about 2.2 million Americans.
According to a recently published scientific paper, higher levels of physical exercise appear to have a long-term beneficial impact on low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP), an important risk factor for glaucoma.
The Aravind Eye Care System, a global leader in eliminating avoidable blindness in developing nations today announces a clinical study partnership with Lumenis®, one of the world's largest
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.
By studying a mouse model, researchers have obtained new insights about glaucoma, the second most common cause of blindness in the United States.
Elevated pressure inside the eye, cornea thinning, and visual field loss are all markers that glaucoma may progress.
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