Slower Eye Movements in Glaucoma Patients

A recent study in Eye and Brain, Nov 2012, found evidence that patients with glaucoma had a delayed reaction time with their eye movements.  Glaucoma is a disease where the nerve cells that send vision information from the eye to the brain progressively stop working, starting with peripheral vision and then moving towards the center.  Read More→

Toxoplasmosis–The Cat Disease that can Blind

Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite.  It is estimated that 60 million people in the U.S. carry this parasite.  Around 22.5% of Americans have been affected, but some tropical countries have infection rates as high as 95%!  Cats are the definitive host for the disease and when they are actively infected they shed the parasite Read More→

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