Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide and a growing public health concern because of an aging global population. It is often associated with increased fluid pressure in … Continue Reading Large-scale study finds link between blood levels of metals and glaucoma.
Every year in Canada about 50,000 people suffer from a stroke, caused either by the interruption of blood flow or uncontrolled bleeding in the brain. While many environmental risk factors … Continue Reading Genes causing pediatric glaucoma proven to contribute to future stroke.
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 … Continue Reading New glaucoma culprit is found.
Researchers from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have participated in the development of a contact lens for the early detection of glaucoma. Clinical trials are being conducted at the … Continue Reading An innovative smart contact lens for glaucoma.