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Category: Glaucoma

Ocular Hypertension
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Ocular Hypertension

Everyone knows what “Hypertension” is – too high a blood pressure throughout the veins and arteries that if not treated or reduced can lead to stroke or heart failure. But what about “Ocular Hypertension”? Well hypertension preceded by the word “ocular” means something to do with the eye, and in fact it can be simply […]

Will High Blood Pressure affect my Eye Health?
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Will High Blood Pressure affect my Eye Health?

General high blood pressure in the body is of concern to many people since it’s one of the main causes of heart failure and strokes – the medical fraternity prefers to use the term “hypertension” when discussing what high blood pressure is and how to treat it. Blood pressure is measured and recorded using a […]

Eye Drops for Your Glaucoma
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Eye Drops for Your Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of diseases or conditions that affect the eyes. These diseases are often caused by extraordinarily high pressure inside the eye or intraocular pressure. This pressure damages the optic nerve in the eyes. Glaucoma is a serious condition. It is one of the major causes of blindness. When you suffer from this […]

Advances in Treating Glaucoma
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Advances in Treating Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve. The optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain. Normally, the damage to the optic nerve is brought about by increased pressure in the eye called intraocular pressure. Glaucoma is usually treated with medication to reduce the […]

Glaucoma Go Away
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Glaucoma Go Away

Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders characterized by loss of nerve tissue that can lead to progressive vision loss and damage of the optic nerve. The optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual signals from the eye to the brain. Glaucoma is often found in adults over the age of 40, although it may […]

Glaucoma Surgery
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Glaucoma Surgery

If normal methods of reducing the intra ocular pressure (IOP) of the eyes of a patient suffering from glaucoma, through the administering of eye drops or by taking medication do not work effectively, then surgery is an option that needs to be considered. Some patients comment that over a long period of time the cost […]