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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.
Learn some helpful tips to overcome some common challenges when taking glaucoma eye drops.
When it comes to physical activity, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources available for people with low vision. These range from simple exercise, to recreational sports, and even competition.
Need another reason to eat leafy greens? New research shows eating these types of veggies could lower glaucoma risks. Vegetables ranked by nitrate content
Learn helpful information to manage glaucoma during the COVID-19 pandemic, including when to contact your eye doctor, and what to expect if you visit the doctor’s office or hospital.
Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome, or ICE syndrome, is a group of eye diseases that can lead to glaucoma.
Trabectome surgery, a minimally invasive glaucoma procedure, involves the use of an FDA-approved handheld device. The treatment increases the amount of fluid that drains from the eye, thereby lowering eye pressure. Learn more about this surgery and important questions to ask your doctor.
With the constant innovation and development of apps (short for "applications" of software that perform a specific task), the ability to download some of the latest apps on a mobile device can make a big difference in daily life. In this article, we will focus on two apps developed for low vision users of Apple products.
There are a number of important questions that should be discussed with your eye doctor before beginning glaucoma treatment. This article discusses the main findings of the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study and how it may help you and your eye doctor decide if beginning treatment is the right decision for you.
Learn how age, family history, ethnicity, gender and eye anatomy are related to the risk of developing primary angle-closure glaucoma.