Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure
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  January 18, 2018  
  Glaucoma  
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 Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressureEveryday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure
 
Common, unavoidable eye movements may be a cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure (normal-tension glaucoma), according to new research supported by the National Eye Institute.
 
 
 KTU students working on development of dissolving lenses for patients with glaucomaKTU students working on development of dissolving lenses for patients with glaucoma
 
Students' team from Kaunas University of Technology is working on a development of dissolving contact eye lenses, which can be of great assistance for those suffering from glaucoma.
 
   New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye careNew retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care
 
SFU engineering science professor Marinko Sarunic has developed a high resolution retinal imaging scanner that will one day revolutionize eye care, helping ophthalmologists diagnose eye diseases before vision loss occurs.
 
   New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditionsNew biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions
 
UConn engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions before dissolving harmlessly in a patient's body.
 
 FDA chief says he’s open to rethinking incentives on orphan drugs
 
FDA chief says he’s open to rethinking incentives on orphan drugsThe commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration questions whether the right financial incentives are in place for drugmakers who develop orphan drugs for rare diseases.
 
 
 VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use
 
VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use"Don't ask, don't tell" is how many veterans have approached health care conversations about marijuana use with the doctors they see from the Department of Veterans Affairs.