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Combined phacocanaloplasty for open-angle glaucoma and cataract: 12 months results - Dove Medical Press



Combined phacocanaloplasty for open-angle glaucoma and cataract: 12 months results 
Dove Medical Press
Purpose of the study: To evaluate efficacy, safety, and success rates of canaloplasty combined with phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and visually significant cataract. Patients and methods ...

 


Vyzulta approval tops November Glaucoma news - Healio



Vyzulta approval tops November Glaucoma news 
Healio
At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Nathan Radcliffe, MD, of New York Eye and Ear, discussed his implementation of the Allergan Xen gel stent for treating patients with refractory glaucoma or those in need of a minimally invasive glaucoma ...

 


Addressing the burden of glaucoma in Ghana - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
Addressing the burden of glaucoma in Ghana 
Medical Xpress
"I remember after my first trip, thinking if I never saw another patient in the United States no one would go blind. If I didn't return to Ghana, people would," Budenz said. According to the Ghana Glaucoma Association, around 700,000 out of 24 million ...

 


Tiny eye implant with titanic impact helps glaucoma patients - Newsday



Newsday
 
Tiny eye implant with titanic impact helps glaucoma patients 
Newsday
Ophthalmologist Dr. Arnold Prywes has fulfilled a mission years in the making ? helping a patient with a challenging case of glaucoma by implanting a sight-saving device that he invented in 1991. Prywes, chief of the glaucoma service at Northwell ...

 


Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma - WebMD



Medical News Today
 
Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma 
WebMD
"People who exercise with higher speed and more steps of walking or running may even further decrease their glaucoma risk compared to people who exercise at lower speeds with less steps," she said. Some studies have found that exercise changes blood ...
Exercise may protect you from glaucoma Medical News Today

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Glaucoma took Texas man's vision, not his work ethic - WTHR



Glaucoma took Texas man's vision, not his work ethic 
WTHR
His job at Domino's Pizza is something he didn't imagine having 18 years ago, before he lost his sight. "In the year 1999 is when I started having trouble with my eyes. I was going to work one day and there's a stop sign at the end of the road that I ...

 


Most glaucoma patients don't ask about medication costs - EurekAlert (press release)



Most glaucoma patients don't ask about medication costs 
EurekAlert (press release)
December 1, 2017 - Less than one-third of patients with glaucoma talk to their doctor about the costs of medications needed to control their disease, reports a study in the December issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the ...

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Serial killer Rose West is going blind behind bars | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail



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Serial killer Rose West is going blind behind bars | Daily Mail Online 
Daily Mail
Serial killer Rose West, who will spend the rest of her life behind bars after being convicted of 10 murders, was diagnosed with irreversible glaucoma in July and is now reportedly going blind.
Serial killer Rose West 'is going blind and says she will kill herself if she loses her sight' Mirror.co.uk
Serial Killer Rose West 'Going Blind' In Prison LADbible
Serial killer Rose West 'losing sight behind bars and threatens suicide' Daily Star
Metro  -The Sun 
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Less than one-third of glaucoma patients talk to their doctor about medication costs, study finds - News-Medical.net



News-Medical.net
 
Less than one-third of glaucoma patients talk to their doctor about medication costs, study finds 
News-Medical.net
Less than one-third of patients with glaucoma talk to their doctor about the costs of medications needed to control their disease, reports a study in the December issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of ...

 


Choose DMEK Over DSEK After Glaucoma Surgery - Medscape



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Choose DMEK Over DSEK After Glaucoma Surgery 
Medscape
NEW ORLEANS ? In patients requiring cornea transplant who have already had glaucoma surgery, Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) provides better outcomes than Descemet-stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK), according to a comparison ...