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A Special Little Dog

When I talk about animals I generally talk about cats, but this week I want to pay tribute to a special little dog. Yes, I’m virtually THE cat lady of the internet. 124 more words

Christina Anne Hawthorne

Is Glaucoma Affecting African Americans Differently?

Is glaucoma impacting African American people differently? Find out how… 23 more words


The Art of Going Blind Part III

Once I got over the initial shock of knowing that I had both Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration I tried to become informed.  I was constantly searching the net for any information (only from trustworthy sites).  911 more words

Eye Health

Generic Travoprost Help Fluids To Exit Out From Eyes

Generic Travoprost is an accurate medicament to rectify disastrous conditions of eyes, which is mainly due to hypertension and/or glaucoma. The heavy pressure in eyes can spoil its vision permanently. 157 more words

Is A Cure For Glaucoma In Sight?

In 2014, there still isn’t a cure for glaucoma but researchers in Chicago are one step closer. The research team at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered a molecular cause for this disease that robs more than 60 million people – many of them African American – of their vision. 321 more words

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New glaucoma culprit is found.

Glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness, is associated with elevated pressure in the eye. This elevated pressure essentially is due to a plumbing problem. Fluid builds up in the eye, increasing pressure and eventually damaging the optic nerve. 434 more words


The Art of Going Blind Part II

After dealing with my husband for the last 8 years finding out that I had both Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration made me quite depressed.  The first few months all I could think about was how was I going to cope with going blind.  514 more words

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