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Intraocular Pressure: Getting to the Bottom of It

2022-12-03

Glaucoma is an eye disease where the damage of the optic nerve takes place, casing high intraocular pressure. It is important to do a comprehensive eye exam every year to catch the symptoms of developing glaucoma early on. The earlier the diagnosis, the sooner you can start treatment.

Intraocular Pressure: Getting To The Bottom Of It (2)

2022-11-21

Glaucoma is a disease, which is better to detect and start the treatment before you have a problem with parking a car. Benjamin Eye Institute is one of only two places with electroretinography, which objectively measures the functionality of the optic nerve. It’s a test that can tell you if you’ll have glaucoma in 7 years or not.

Glaucoma, Eye floaters and Symfony (2)

2022-11-20

Part 2. IStent is an FDA-approved implantable device that reduces the intraocular pressure, slowing down the loss of vision from glaucoma. IStent can be performed in conjunction with the cataract surgery and it is very safe and effective.

BEI: WHY DOES IT TAKE SO LONG?

2022-11-17

“Doctor, we’ve known you for 17 years, and it wasn’t like this before. What’s changed? For the previous 20 years, there have been enormous changes in ophthalmology. These modern treatments and medications allow us to extend people's lives and improve their vision. Eyes with wet macular degeneration could not be saved even ten years ago. Now there are retina experts who offer injections that can save their eyesight, instead of just patting them on the head and saying, "It's OK, at least you have another eye." These are the explanations for WHY IT TAKES SO "LONG."

AFTER THE ECLIPSE (2)

2022-11-16

Talking about how the eye and pancreas are related, why depression affects eyesight, and a sensation named "iStent" - a new miraculous treatment that controls intraocular pressure of patients with glaucoma. It is a titanium shunt that is kind of like an underwater tube that connects drainage to the anterior chamber of the eye.

AFTER THE ECLIPSE (1)

2022-11-16

After the solar eclipse, we may return to peaceful topics and discuss more prosaic things like sties and the mysterious“20/20”.

GLAUCOMA: NEW DATA

2022-11-13

Good news for individuals who have already received a glaucoma diagnosis. You see as long as the retina and the brain are communicating with one another through signals. You lose your sight when the conversation ends. So what, it would seem? Additionally, there is an opportunity to develop medicines based on this process, perhaps with gene therapy. Due to the disease's progression, this will aid in maintaining vision.

Glaucoma, Eye floaters and Symfony

2022-11-11

IStent is an FDA-approved implantable device that reduces the intraocular pressure, slowing down the loss of vision from glaucoma. IStent can be performed in conjunction with the cataract surgery and it is very safe and effective.

Glaucoma Research Gives New Hope for Cure

2022-11-10

At least 80 million people are suffering from glaucoma. Unfortunately, at the early stages the patients with glaucoma may not experience any symptoms. It is important to be checked for glaucoma regularly. Medication that reduces blood pressure and surgery can slow down or even prevent the loss of vision.

GLAUCOMA – THE SINGAPORE VERSION

2022-11-09

The GonioPEN is a brand-new invention created by Singapore researchers that confirm the existence of glaucoma. Even though the device provides all the necessary information in three minutes, including any images, the diagnosis is still made by the doctor. While it might seem unimportant, the development of medicine in the future on "pens" and similar items.

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