vision loss Tag

[caption id="attachment_262" align="alignright" width="150"]Glaucoma can affect vision and eye movement speed Glaucoma can affect vision and eye movement speed[/caption] 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.  It is the leading cause of non-reversible blindness worldwide.  Fortunately, there are many treatments to stop or slow this loss.