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If you have an older friend or relative with vision problems, it may be easy to focus your concerns on the details of his or her everyday life.
The list to benefits derived from keeping physically fit and maintaining an active lifestyle just grew.
There are several types of glaucoma including:
Open-angle glaucoma accounts for 90 per cent of all cases in Canada (with similar numbers in the U.S.);
Primary acute closed-angle glaucoma ...
Glaucoma is actually a group of eye diseases that are caused by the build up of pressure within the eye due to fluid backup.
Our nails can be important indicators of our general health. Certain nail changes have been related to respiratory problems, vitamin deficiencies and heart disease.
Glaucoma is something we think about when it comes to getting old, and indeed it affects the elderly more than younger people, although childhood glaucoma can occur.
According to recent studies, glaucoma affects 3 million people every year around the world. It is the leading cause of preventable blindness.
Red eye is a symptom of many different conditions, ranging from insignificant to sight-threatening.
That puff of air in my eye at the optometrist's office still disturbs me, but I think I'm getting better about keeping my eye open long enough for a good reading of my intraocular pressure.
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