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There's Always Something to Celebrate

Thoughts on Birthdays, Being Me & Breaking Free
Life has flown in the 6+ months since my last blog post!  Last summer, I decided to start “moonlighting” and I took on a part-time side job with a regional magazine. 957 more words

Christianity

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another

Dennis Thompson wrote . . . . . .

Drugs that preserve vision in people with the eye disease called age-related macular degeneration might increase the risk of another eye condition — glaucoma, a new study suggests. 764 more words

News And Articles

Repeated eye injections for age-related macular degeneration associated with increased risk for glaucoma: JAMA

Patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery, according to a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology. 64 more words

NEWS

World Glaucoma Week 2017 #7 - March 18

Week In Review

Now, this is embarrassing. I thought I was being ultra clever by pre-scheduling my draft glaucoma posts for this week. Since I had a morning appointment I changed today’s post time to later in the afternoon to give myself some time to update it prior to publication. 253 more words

Awareness

World Glaucoma Week 2017 #6 - March 17

Sinisterly Silent Sight-Stealing Disease

As a glaucoma patient, I realize how critical it is for those living glaucoma and their family members to understand the nature of this eye disease, how it is diagnosed, and then managed. 526 more words

Awareness

World Glaucoma Week 2017 #5 - March 16

Primary Open & Closed Angle Glaucomas

Over the past few days, I’ve shared the Eye-Q Test, risk factors, what it looks like, and statistics on glaucoma. 339 more words

Awareness

IDx and IBM Watson Health Forge Alliance for Eye Health

IBM Watson Health and IDx,LLC today announced a five-year strategic alliance to advance eye health through cognitive computing applications.

The alliance aims to help primary care providers, hospitals, health systems, and integrated delivery networks deliver value-based care to patients with diabetic retinopathy and other serious eye conditions such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. 382 more words

2017