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It can rob you of your sight before you even know there's a problem. In its most common form Glaucoma has virtually no symptoms and there's no cure
Learn The Facts About How To Detect And Manage Glaucoma
(NAPSI)—Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. Millions of Americans are living with the condition, and many more may not know they have it. Over the next several years, the number of people with glaucoma is expected to rise.
There is new hope for people whose vision has been compromised by macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
(NAPSI)—There is new hope for people whose vision has been compromised by macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools for the visually impaired that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
(NAPSI)—Two years after an earthquake devastated much of Haiti, ophthalmologist Dr. Mildred Olivier is optimistic about the progress being made in improving the eye health of Haitians and the services offered by Haitian ophthalmologists. “I have hope for Haiti more than ever,” said Dr. Olivier, a Chicago-based glaucoma specialist whose parents were born in Haiti and who has been traveling to the country for years to volunteer her time and expertise.
We often hear about the dangers of prescription drugs. But the ones being sold over the counter also come with risks. Every year more than fifteen-hundred people die in the United States from OTC drugs. Do you know which ones may harm or possibly kill you?
Save a Headache. If you have been having unexplained, constant headaches, your solution could be visiting your ophthalmologist. An ophthalmologist can pinpoint the problem of your headaches.
(NewsUSA) - Raising awareness of the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities, as well as promoting the health care law's focus on preventive services, are two important goals of the Health and Human Services Department. Here's a look at what's being done to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities, including increasing access to preventive services and health insurance.
(NAPSI)—Vision changes as people get older, but vision loss is not a normal part of aging.
When healthy, pets' eyes express emotions, give clues about their needs and indicate when they want to play, go for a walk, or share affection.
(NewsUSA) - Crear conciencia sobre las disparidades de salud y promover el enfoque de la ley del cuidado de salud en los servicios de prevención son dos metas importantes del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos. Veamos el trabajo que se está haciendo para reducir las disparidades de salud entre las minorías raciales y étnicas, incluyendo el aumento del acceso a servicios de prevención y seguro de salud.
Millions of Americans rely on the FDFA to tell them which drugs and devices are safe enough for use, but some say the approval process is too strict and takes too long.
(BPT) - As the medical community and many Americans come to accept the use of marijuana to treat a range of diseases and symptoms, state legislators are working to keep pace with laws concerning marijuana for medical use.
While attending veterinary college, I held ophthalmologists (vets who specialize in eye care) in high esteem. They not only diagnosed eye disorders, but also identified many obscure medical conditions, cancer, liver disease and viral conditions affecting other areas of the body.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The lens of the eye helps us focus, but as we age cataracts can develop. More than 22 million Americans over the age of forty have cataracts and that number is expected to rise by 50 percent in the next decade. Now, a new high tech laser is giving patients a new option to get their sight back.