Detecting glaucoma with "smart" contact lenses
glaucoma

Detecting glaucoma with "smart" contact lenses

Glaucoma occurs when the optic nerve becomes damages. The optic nerve connects the brain to the eye and almost 3 million Americans deal with the disease.
Ocular negative pressure therapy being explored as treatment for open-angle glaucoma
glaucoma

Ocular negative pressure therapy being explored as treatment for open-angle glaucoma

An FDA advisory panel recently gave a green light to Balance Ophthalmics Inc to continue studies of their Fsyx Ocular Pressure Adjusting Pump (Fsyx OPAP) as a potential treatment for open-angle gla...
BELKIN Vision announces FDA approval of new glaucoma laser device
glaucoma

BELKIN Vision announces FDA approval of new glaucoma laser device

With more than 3.6 million patients in the United States living with a diagnosis of glaucoma, this new laser offers the first and only contactless laser for glaucoma.
Digestive tract bacteria linked to progressive vision loss in some glaucoma patients
glaucoma

Digestive tract bacteria linked to progressive vision loss in some glaucoma patients

Doctors have been mystified by glaucoma patients who progressively continue to lose vision despite treatment.
Fewer cases of glaucoma after cataract surgery for patients who receive blue-light filtering IOLs
cataract surgery

Fewer cases of glaucoma after cataract surgery for patients who receive blue-light filtering IOLs

A study recently published in the Journal of Glaucoma highlights the potential benefits of blue-light filtering IOLs in reducing cases of glaucoma post-cataract surgery.
5 Ways Vision is Affected by Diabetes
cataract surgery

5 Ways Vision is Affected by Diabetes

It's critical that diabetic patients understand how the disease could affect the eyes.
How that cup of coffee can affect your eyes
caffeine

How that cup of coffee can affect your eyes

Grabbing a cup of coffee is a morning ritual for 2 out 3 Americans. But does this daily habit pose a problem for our vision?
Anti-VEGF treatment for wet AMD may hasten progression of glaucoma
age-related macular degeneration

Anti-VEGF treatment for wet AMD may hasten progression of glaucoma

Researchers concluded that anti-VEGF treatments do raise the risk of glaucoma progression.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month
American Glaucoma Society

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. As an elected member of the American Glaucoma Society, I want to share with you their 12 important facts that you should know about this sneaky disease, little ...

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