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.
The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of the eye that converts light into nerve impulses. The retina contains small, specialized neurons called bipolar cells that transmit … Continue Reading Researchers discover previously uncharted part of the eye.
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.