Can Vision Lost From Glaucoma Be Regained?

The short answer to this question is, “No.” The longer answer is, “Well, maybe, but (1) not by the time most people get diagnosed; (2) the amount of vision regained is so small that most people would not be aware of having regained vision; and (3)...

Antioxidants In The Treatment Of Glaucoma

Neuroprotectants and Antioxidants Glaucoma is primarily a disease of the optic nerve. The optic nerve is, after all, a nerve. So, anything that has been shown to protect nerve tissue from damage (provide “neuroprotection”) could have a role in the treatment...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids In The Treatment Of Glaucoma

What are Omega-3 Fatty Acids Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish oil, have been shown to benefit conditions ranging from heart disease to dry eye. Two of the most frequently studied omega-3 fatty acids are docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid...

Can Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) Be Used To Treat Glaucoma?

What Is Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) PEA is an endocannabinoid.[1]Our bodies naturally produce endocannabinoids such as PEA[2]. Certain foods such as peanut oil, egg yolk, and soybean lecithin also contain PEA[3] . If the term “endocannabinoid”sounds...
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