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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.
Machine learning technique helps predict which asthma patients respond to corticosteroid therapy

Machine learning technique helps predict which asthma patients respond to corticosteroid therapy

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

New target appears to aid recovery after optic nerve trauma

New target appears to aid recovery after optic nerve trauma

Study shows how skin cancer hijacks the immune system to grow and spread

Study shows how skin cancer hijacks the immune system to grow and spread

Scientists explore new treatment targets for retinal damage

Scientists explore new treatment targets for retinal damage

Study to investigate new targeted oral treatments for severe asthma

Study to investigate new targeted oral treatments for severe asthma

Early studies and recent clinical trials on nerve growth factor

Early studies and recent clinical trials on nerve growth factor

RFID helps Kellogg providers to make visits meaningful for patients and reduce wait times

RFID helps Kellogg providers to make visits meaningful for patients and reduce wait times

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Russian scientists create hardware-information system for brain disorders treatment

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Vision impairments may increase risk of falls in older adults

Vision impairments may increase risk of falls in older adults

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

RetiPharma secures funding to develop new peptide drug for treating degenerative eye disorders

RetiPharma secures funding to develop new peptide drug for treating degenerative eye disorders

Chronic dry eye can slow reading rate and disrupt day to day tasks

Chronic dry eye can slow reading rate and disrupt day to day tasks

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

Purdue researchers invent new smart drainage device to help glaucoma patients

Purdue researchers invent new smart drainage device to help glaucoma patients

Common glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Common glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Study could provide novel treatment strategy for potentially blinding problem

Study could provide novel treatment strategy for potentially blinding problem

Genetic inhibition of SARM1 prevents axonal degeneration in nervous systems

Genetic inhibition of SARM1 prevents axonal degeneration in nervous systems