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2014-02-25 23:24:22

Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma,...

Possible Link To Glaucoma In Newly Discovered Eye Layer
2014-02-17 12:48:20

University of Nottingham A new layer in the human cornea — discovered by researchers at The University of Nottingham last year — plays a vital role in the structure of the tissue that controls the flow of fluid from the eye, research has shown. The findings, published in a paper in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, could shed new light on glaucoma, a devastating disease caused by defective drainage of fluid from the eye and the world's second leading cause of blindness. The...

2011-07-01 00:02:58

In Recognition of the Growing Adoption and the Acceptance of its SLT technology in the Management of Open-Angle Glaucoma Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Lumenis Vision, the Ophthalmic Business Unit of Lumenis Ltd. and one of the global leaders in the field of non-refractive ophthalmic lasers, announced today that it will host a panel of 10 distinguished ophthalmologists and glaucoma specialists from around the globe, who will share their insights into the growing and evolving role of...

2010-05-04 13:47:24

An eye under pressure appears to express a unique set of proteins that physicians hope will one day help them better diagnose and treat glaucoma. Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, tends to progress silently until decreased vision indicates trouble, said Dr. Kathryn Bollinger, Medical College of Georgia clinician-scientist specializing in glaucoma. But inside fluid-filled eyeballs, a changing protein profile "“ 30 with significant increases and 17 with...


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