Tag: glaucoma

Drink Green Tea to avoid Glaucoma

Posted on: Aug 19, 2010

Researcher states that healthy components of green tea could get into the eye tissue and acts as an antioxidant in the area. Green tea has been claimed to have some positive benefits, like fighting heart disease and cancer. This effect comes from the antioxidant content of catechins in it.

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10 critical issues that need to manage your glaucoma.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2010

Glaucoma is a silent disease that always results in blindness if not properly treated. There are several types of glaucoma, but all are a result of increased pressure within the eye, and a corresponding decrease in blood flow to the optic nerve. Like most diseases, treatment of glaucoma has evolved over the years, and knowing […]

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Free Eye Exams for Qualifying Seniors Help Protect Vision

Posted on: Aug 04, 2010

Like so many aspects of our health, it’s common to develop problems with vision as we get older. Unfortunately, many older people also have less access to insurance and therefore less access to vision care. A program called EyeCare America which is sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology is designed to help by offering […]

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Posted on: Apr 14, 2010

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye’s optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma occurs when the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises. However, with early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. What is the optic nerve? The […]

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Computer Software to Spot Signs of Glaucoma

Posted on: Aug 21, 2009

Computer software to spot signs of glaucoma earlier than conventional tests is being developed by UK experts. The team at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital say the test has the potential to prevent many patients going blind. Diagnosing glaucoma can be difficult, as patients are often not aware of symptoms until a great deal of useful […]

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