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IOP Monitoring Implant – A Glaucoma Surveillance System

An IOP measuring device that could be permanently implanted in the eye? Although a contact lens that measures intraocular pressure (IOP) would be a great tool for monitoring glaucoma, not everyone is able to wear a contact lens.  For some people the idea of placing...

Vision Loss in Glaucoma Blamed for Falls in Seniors

The elderly fall and when they do it can lead to permanent disability and even death.  The cause is usually assumed to be unsteady gait from aching old joints but could it be glaucoma instead? Glaucoma is a condition commonly seen among adults over 60. Largely due to...

Genetic Link For Glaucoma Among Young African Americans Found

Unknown to many, the second leading cause of blindness around the world is a condition called glaucoma. People may have it for years without being aware of it. There is really no sufficient explanation as to what causes it. Those who suffer from it have elevated...

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