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While there are many causes of glaucoma, most cases are associated with increased intraocular pressure. Loss of vision is usually characterized by a gradual reduction in peripheral vision, which can lead to a tunnel vision effect. Glaucoma affects approximately 100 million people globally and is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world today. An estimated three million Americans have this sight-threatening disease. Because it is painless and advances gradually, many people who have glaucoma or elevated IOP have not been diagnosed. If detected and treated early, vision can usually be preserved.
Lack of insurance exposes blind spots in vision care

Lack of insurance exposes blind spots in vision care

New lab-on-a-chip device shows promise in treating retinal diseases

New lab-on-a-chip device shows promise in treating retinal diseases

Sylentis presents clinical study results of new treatment for dry eye syndrome

Sylentis presents clinical study results of new treatment for dry eye syndrome

Researchers develop new methods to diagnose glaucoma and detect disease progression

Researchers develop new methods to diagnose glaucoma and detect disease progression

New technique developed to improve diagnosis of vision disorders

New technique developed to improve diagnosis of vision disorders

NTU Singapore and SERI team invents new 'pen camera' to detect patients with glaucoma

NTU Singapore and SERI team invents new 'pen camera' to detect patients with glaucoma

New discovery could help understand and treat glaucoma

New discovery could help understand and treat glaucoma

Research provides new directions in understanding and fighting glaucoma

Research provides new directions in understanding and fighting glaucoma

Therapeutic target for glaucoma could have treatment ramifications for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Therapeutic target for glaucoma could have treatment ramifications for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

New biodegradable sensors could assist doctors when examining serious health conditions

New biodegradable sensors could assist doctors when examining serious health conditions

New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions

New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions

KTU students working on development of dissolving lenses for patients with glaucoma

KTU students working on development of dissolving lenses for patients with glaucoma

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure

Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure

FDA chief says he’s open to rethinking incentives on orphan drugs

FDA chief says he’s open to rethinking incentives on orphan drugs

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

Government announces plans to include eye test reminder during driving license renewal

Government announces plans to include eye test reminder during driving license renewal