All posts tagged "glaucoma"
Glaucoma May Be An Autoimmune Disease, New Research Suggests
Glаuсоmа mау bе an аutоіmmunе dіѕеаѕе mediated bу T-сеllѕ thаt tаrgеt hеаt ѕhосk рrоtеіnѕ in thе rеtіnа. Thаt’ѕ ассоrdіng tо new rеѕеаrсh frоm thе Mаѕѕасhuѕеttѕ Inѕtіtutе оf Tесhnоlоgу іn thе USA. Thе humаn bоdу’ѕ T-сеllѕ аrе rеѕроnѕіblе...
- Posted August 29, 2018
Celebrate National Glaucoma Awareness Week By Achieving Good Eye Health
National Glaucoma Awareness Week (June 4th -10th) is a time to learn more about this important eye health condition. In the UK, some form of glaucoma affects about 2 in 100 people over the age of 40,...
- Posted June 4, 2018
How To Lower Your Glaucoma Risk With These Two Simple Nutrients…
Around 1 in 50 Europeans over the age of 40 and 1 in 10 people over the age of 75 have chronic open-angle glaucoma. The term ‘glaucoma’ actually refers to a collection of diseases that cause optic...
- Posted April 18, 2018
Drinking Tea Every Day May Help You To See Better…
Drinking a cup of hot tea every day may help to protect you against glaucoma – a leading cause of blindness according to a study published in the British Journal of Ophtalmology.
- Posted December 21, 2017
10 Key Tips and Facts You Need To Know About Glaucoma
As January is Glaucoma Awareness Month it’s important to highlight some key facts about what this eye condition is and how it can develop. This blinding eye disease can lead to vision loss and it’s therefore important...
- Posted January 13, 2017
Sleep Apnoea Linked with Higher Risk of Glaucoma
A Sleep apnoea study by the Singapore General Hospital and the Singapore National Eye Centre has found that people with moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) are more likely to have glaucoma. The study was conducted...
- Posted March 15, 2016
Celebrate Good Eye Health This Glaucoma Awareness Week
Glaucoma Awareness Week starts from March 6th – 12th and to increase the visibility of this debilitating eye condition it’s vital to assess what it is and how it affects eye health in the long term.
- Posted March 8, 2016
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!
Glaucoma is estimated to affect over 3 million people in the Western World alone and is to increase to 4.2 million by 2030 according to The National Eye Institute. Worldwide, 4.5 million people are estimated to have...
- Posted January 7, 2016