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→

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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