Glaucoma Awareness this New Year

Glaucoma Awareness this New Year

As we move into 2018, we take the month of January to spread awareness about a leading cause of blindness in the US – glaucoma. Glaucoma is called the “sneak thief of sight” because early on in the disease’s progression, there are no symptoms.

Zebrafish May Hold Key to Retina Regeneration

If you have a parent or grandparent who has gradually lost their sight due to macular degeneration or glaucoma, you may be interested in this exciting new research. It holds great promise for you and anyone else at risk for these eye conditions.

Advice from Bono for People with Glaucoma

Celebrities have eye problems as often as the rest of us. When Bono shared his experience with glaucoma, he said that he had been dealing with it for many years. He demonstrates how people with glaucoma can keep their sight and continue to lead a normal life if treated early enough.

Home Adjustments for Those with Low Vision

For those who live with low vision, everyday activities around the house can be a challenge. Low vision is a loss of eyesight that can’t be improved or corrected with regular eyeglasses, medicine or surgery.

Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Prevent Blindness America named April Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month and for good reason. Did you know that more women suffer from eye health issues than men?

MPOD technology measures progression of Macular Degeneration

Many scientific studies on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have shown that patients with high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin vitamins have a lower risk of developing the disease as they age.