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Glaucoma - The Silent Thief of Sight

What is Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of disorders where the fluid pressure inside the eye rises to such a level that it damages the optic nerve which cause irreversible loss of vision. 551 more words


Silent theif of sight 'Eduard Jaeger (1854)'

The eye condition Glaucoma is a neurodegeneration of the optic nerve and is one of the most common causes of blindness. Due to revitalization of the degenerated nerve fibres of the optic nerve early detection is essential. 378 more words

Phase 2 (continued)

Fun “stuff” first:

My last post, which was admittedly three weeks ago, described the cataract replacement surgery which I had on my left eye.  This post updates those results and briefly talks about yesterday’s surgery on my right eye.  343 more words

VIDEO: Tower Clock Eye Care - June 24

Tower Clock Eye Center is an independent Ophthalmology practice providing medical and surgical eye care for patients in Northeast Wisconsin for more than 30 years. 45 more words

Ask The Expert Videos

Last month, three members of our lab attended the ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, United States. ARVO is the largest international eye and vision research conference, attracting thousands of attendees each year. 137 more words

Allison McKendrick


When I received the Glaucoma diagnosis in October 2013, I gave the doctor a blank stare. Yes, I had heard about the disease before, and from my online searches about it, it was a painless, incurable disease. 1,392 more words

Glaucoma In Kenya

Metformin Use Linked With Decreased Risk of Glaucoma

Metformin is the most commonly prescribed diabetes medication.   It acts differently from the other hypoglycemic meds.  Metformin decreases glucose production by the liver, decreases absorption of glucose in the GI tract, and improves insulin sensitivity.    183 more words