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Top Glaucoma Articles

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  • It's A Love/hate Thing Many Women Swear It Works, But The Drug, Developed To Treat Glaucoma, Can Cause Unpleasant Side Effects

    Taking a prescription drug for a positive cosmetic side effect -- at the risk of experiencing other unwanted side effects -- may seem risky. But it's a risk many American women have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug...
  • A Loss of Vision

    Few 40-year-olds' to-do lists include "Be proactive about not going blind," so you might have to play catch-up. Age 40 really is the time to start protecting your eyes against serious diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, neither of which...
  • Eye exams can indicate problems

    Eye exams can indicate problems
    There's more to a vision test than checking your vision. During a routine exam, eye doctors can detect chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension and even high cholesterol. And since most people 50-plus wear eyeglasses, optometrists can be the first...
  • Seeing straight: Eye doctor careers

    Seeing straight: Eye doctor careers
    Although most people know to head to the eye doctor when they have trouble seeing things correctly, many people don't know the differences between the duties of an optometrist and those of an ophthalmologist. The obvious difference, however, is that an...
  • Learn About the 'Sneak Thief of Sight'

    Learn About the 'Sneak Thief of Sight'
    Thirty years ago, Karen Brown took her then-6-year-old daughter to get an eye exam. Because the mother of four had been suffering from headaches, she also decided to get her eyes checked. Brown discovered she had glaucoma and soon learned it ran in her...
  • Johnny Cash (2002): At home and at peace

    Johnny Cash (2002): At home and at peace
    Maces Springs, Va. -- John R. Cash was born Feb. 26, 1932, which means a recent Saturday was somewhere around his 25,800th day on Earth. That he spent most of that day in a modest, two-story wood-frame house in a quiet Virginia valley says a lot about the...