Could you Laser Away Your Glaucoma Drops?

Glaucoma is an eye disease where the pressure inside the eye (IOP) is too high.  This higher pressure damages the optic nerve resulting in the progressive loss of peripheral vision.  The loss of peripheral vision can usually be stopped if the IOP is lowered to the normal range which is between 10-21 mm Hg.  This can Read More→

The Effect of Statins on the Development of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease that, left untreated, progressively robs vision starting with peripheral vision and working its way towards central vision.  Researchers have recently observed that when patients with hyperlipidemia (high lipid in the blood) are placed on a category of lipid lowering drugs called statins that they are less likely to develop glaucoma.  This Read More→

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