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  • What Are The Early Signs And Symptoms Of Glaucoma

    May 1, 2018 05:46 IST
    Glaucoma is an eye disease which can lead to optic nerve damage, mainly because of excess pressure inside the eye.
  • A Simple Eye Test Can Detect Eary Signs Of Glaucoma

    Nov 6, 2017 02:14 IST
    A simple eye test can detect glaucoma nearly 20 years before the symptoms start showing.
  • Excess weight protects women against glaucoma

    Aug 24, 2010 01:37 IST
    While maintaining a healthy weight is linked to a lowered risk of heart disease, being overweight may protect some women from glaucoma.
  • Sibling with glaucoma means you're at risk

    Jan 5, 2006 12:37 IST
    Brothers and sisters of patients with glaucoma have about a 20 percent chance of having developed the disease by the time they reach age 70.
  • Hypertension increases glaucoma risk

    Aug 18, 2005 02:35 IST
    Hypertensive people are at an increased risk of suffering from glaucoma, a condition in which the pressure within the eye increases.
  • Long computer use and eye disease

    Feb 3, 2010 11:50 IST
    The number of hours in front of a computer screen may increase the risk of glaucoma in people who are myopic or shortsighted.
  • Tight necktie and risk of glaucoma

    Feb 23, 2010 10:11 IST
    Wearing a necktie too tight increases the pressure of fluid within the eye, and that could lead to glaucoma according to a latest report by eye specialists.
  • Glaucoma treatment may cause breathing problems

    Dec 19, 2002 05:07 IST
    Drugs commonly used to treat glaucoma can cause breathing problems in elderly patients. While topical beta-blocker therapy for glaucoma is known to cause bronchospasm in patients with asthma and COPD, findings from a new study suggest that the adverse airway effects of such therapy is also linked to airway obstruction in patients without respirator...
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