People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma
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  November 20, 2017  
  Glaucoma  
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 People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucomaPeople who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma
 
People who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to significantly lower their risk of glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
 
 
 Hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal lowers risk of glaucoma, study findsHormone replacement therapy after ovary removal lowers risk of glaucoma, study finds
 
Women who took estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal had a lower risk of developing glaucoma, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
 
   Researchers identify new neuroprotective factor that holds potential to help people with glaucomaResearchers identify new neuroprotective factor that holds potential to help people with glaucoma
 
A research team led by scientists at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto has identified a new neuroprotective factor that has the potential to help people suffering from the common blinding disease glaucoma.
 
   Russian scientists design new compounds that can treat glaucomaRussian scientists design new compounds that can treat glaucoma
 
Glaucoma is a serious disease associated with increased intraocular pressure which often leads to blindness. One of the ways to treat glaucoma is to reduce aqueous humour secretion in the ciliary body of the eye by suppressing (inhibiting) activity of special enzymes - carbonic anhydrases.
 
 New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effects
 
New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effectsA new kind of eyedropper can deliver tiny droplets of medication, treating the eye more precisely than traditional eyedroppers, while reducing waste and avoiding dangerous side effects.
 
 
 Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insights
 
Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insightsThe American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced key milestones and clinical insights from studies powered by its clinical database.