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National Glaucoma Research

Find out about the easy glaucoma eye test you can do at home.

Feb 2, 2024
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Eye exams testing for glaucoma may include a visual field test, corneal thickness and angle tests, optic nerve imaging & an eye pressure test. Here's what to expect.

Dec 12, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

Medical marijuana has been shown to lower eye pressure, a key factor in glaucoma. But is it safe to use?

Dec 4, 2023
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African Americans and Hispanics are at increased risk of developing glaucoma. Find out why and learn about important steps that can prevent vision loss from this eye disease.

Jun 23, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

Learn about the various forms of childhood glaucoma, as well the associated risk factors, examination procedures, and treatments.

Apr 4, 2023
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Recent research has opened avenues to our understanding of the underlying genetics of common forms of adult-onset glaucoma. However, it is not as straightforward as a single gene mutation leading to glaucoma.

Apr 4, 2023
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Do you know if you are applying your glaucoma eye drops correctly or how long to wait between drops? Follow this advice from our expert.

Jan 9, 2023
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Many different drugs have the potential to elevate eye pressure and increase the risk of developing glaucoma. This article explores the classes of medications that may affect the open-angle and angle-closure forms of glaucoma.

Jan 9, 2023
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Why do eye doctors dilate pupils, how eye dilation works, what conditions are diagnosed, how long eye dilation lasts & other eye exam information.

Jan 6, 2023
National Glaucoma Research

New research by a BrightFocus-funded researcher shows that glaucoma is more than twice as likely to worsen in people who are heavy cigarette smokers.

Nov 15, 2022