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Learn about the various forms of childhood glaucoma, as well the associated risk factors, examination procedures, and treatments.
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.
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.
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.
Why do eye doctors dilate pupils, how eye dilation works, what conditions are diagnosed, how long eye dilation lasts & other eye exam information.
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.
Lifestyle changes for older adults with glaucoma, such as aerobic exercise and mindfulness meditation, can also benefit overall health and well-being.
This article will focus on several areas of investigation in the use of adult stem cells to treat glaucoma, as well as some important points to consider if you are interested in an adult stem cell treatment for glaucoma.
This article will help guide you on what to expect during an ophthalmology telemedicine appointment, and how to improve your video visit with a health care provider.
Volunteers in a Stanford University clinical trial – supported through National Glaucoma Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program – are helping evaluate the effectiveness of a capsule, implanted in the eye, with the potential to protect against damage to the optic nerve, and possibly enhance vision lost to glaucoma.