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Past studies have shown the condition to continue to worsen even after eye pressure has been controlled.(Pixabay)

Study reveals glaucoma may be more than eye pressure issue

ANI | , New York [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2021 07:13 PM IST
A new study conducted in rats shows that chemical known to protect nerve cells also slows glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness.
The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)
The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

Maryland [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Glaucoma: Regular eye checks help detect damage before too late

Bradford | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 12:01 PM IST
People with early-stage glaucoma see the contrast of visible objects in a very similar way to people without the condition. The brain compensates for the changes in the eye caused by glaucoma when looking at objects with everyday levels of contrast.
Turmeric can be beneficial to your eyes too.(Shutterstock)
Turmeric can be beneficial to your eyes too.(Shutterstock)

Turmeric benefits, now eye drops made with its extracts can treat glaucoma

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions affecting over 60 million people worldwide that leads to irreversible blindness in 1 in 10 cases.
Professor Vikramaditya Yadav in his lab at the University of British Columbia, where his team has developed a new system for delivering glaucoma medication to patients.(Clare Kiernan/UBC)
Professor Vikramaditya Yadav in his lab at the University of British Columbia, where his team has developed a new system for delivering glaucoma medication to patients.(Clare Kiernan/UBC)

Team led by Indo-Canadian develops novel eyedrop to treat glaucoma

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:36 PM IST
The system takes a cannabis compound and places it inside nanoparticles that are infused into a hydrogel, and the product is expected to be available for patients by 2022.
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