Glaucoma News 2016
Jun07

Glaucoma News 2016

25 Glaucoma Medical and Research Updates | A Compilation of Latest News and Research on Glaucoma Some Yoga Poses May be Dangerous for Glaucoma Patients Some yoga poses can lead to increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) and therefore, should be...

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Why Don’t Glaucoma Treatments Totally Halt Vision Loss?
Feb08

Why Don’t Glaucoma Treatments Totally Halt Vision Loss?

Are Glaucoma Treatments Ineffective? Glaucoma is frustrating on so many levels – not the least of which is that because there are no symptoms with early glaucoma, most people do not get diagnosed until they have already lost quite...

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Glaucoma Surgery May Improve Lost Vision
Dec07

Glaucoma Surgery May Improve Lost Vision

There are two things nearly everyone with glaucoma hears if they are facing trabeculectomy glaucoma surgery: Vision lost to glaucoma cannot be regained An unlikely, but potential, risk of surgery is loss of vision Not exactly comforting. Vision May...

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1 in 5 Trabeculectomy Patients May End up With Ptosis (Eyelid Droop)
Nov25

1 in 5 Trabeculectomy Patients May End up With Ptosis (Eyelid Droop)

[Note: Image is of a severe ptosis. Most ptosis seen after eye surgery is less severe. | Photo credit: “1852 ptosis patient” by William Bell – http://www.flickr.com/photos/22719239@N04/2260115819. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.] Trabeculectomy Lowers More Than Just Intraocular Pressure...

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Gold Standard Trabeculectomy Dethroned by Canaloplasty
Nov18

Gold Standard Trabeculectomy Dethroned by Canaloplasty

[Glaucoma Research Award 2014 awarded to Professor Norbert Körber by a non-profit patient organization, Bundesverband Auge, for his pioneering work in the field of Canaloplasty. The ceremony took place during the 112th Kongresses der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft (DOG) on...

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