Large-scale study finds link between blood levels of metals and glaucoma.
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 the eye. Glaucoma can permanently damage vision in the affected eye, first by decreasing peripheral vision, and then potentially leading to blindness if left untreated. Abnormal body levels of essential elements and exposure to toxic … Continue reading Large-scale study finds link between blood levels of metals and glaucoma.