glaucoma

US Glaucoma Cases Expected to Increase by 2030

US Glaucoma Cases Expected to Increase by 2030

Routine eye exams are the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say.

Green Leafy Vegetable Intake Associated With Lower Risk Of Glaucoma

Green Leafy Vegetable Intake Associated With Lower Risk Of Glaucoma

Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green leafy vegetables was associated with a 20 percent to 30 percent lower risk of primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology.

With Generic Drugs, Eye Patients Are More Likely to Take Medicine as Directed

With Generic Drugs, Eye Patients Are More Likely to Take Medicine as Directed

When patients with glaucoma switched from a brand-name drug to its generic counterpart, they were more likely to take their medication as directed compared to those who remained on the brand name drug, according to a study published online in Ophthalmology.

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