Public service announcement encourages people to get tested for glaucoma
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  August 16, 2017  
  Glaucoma  
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 Public service announcement encourages people to get tested for glaucomaPublic service announcement encourages people to get tested for glaucoma
 
Upstate Medical University has produced a public service announcement that calls attention to the importance of being tested for glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world, according to the World Health Organization.
 
 
 UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucomaUNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucoma
 
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant worth nearly $1.6 million over four years from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help reduce vision problems in African-Americans caused by glaucoma.
 
   New LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eyeNew LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eye
 
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a high-resolution live imaging technique that can be used for early detection of retinal diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetes-related conditions, glaucoma or vascular occlusions, for example.
 
   Presbyopia ComplicationsPresbyopia Complications
 
Presbyopia is a medical condition that presents with a loss of the ability to see objects in the near distance clearly. It is a gradual and progressive problem that typically manifests in the fifth decade of life.
 
 Research suggests novel approach for encouraging regeneration in mouse retina
 
Research suggests novel approach for encouraging regeneration in mouse retinaCells within an injured mouse eye can be coaxed into regenerating neurons and those new neurons appear to integrate themselves into the eye's circuitry, new research shows.