Glaucoma

Narrow Angle Glaucoma Symptoms and Causes

Narrow Angle Glaucoma Symptoms and Causes

Learn about narrow angle glaucoma, its causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment. If you experience the symptoms listed, go to the ER at once. Narrow angle glaucoma is a serious type of glaucoma that occurs suddenly. Although glaucoma is often...

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6 Tests for Glaucoma

If diagnosed early enough, glaucoma can be properly managed to prevent major loss of vision. Here are six types of examinations used to help detect it. A complete eye exam includes a check for glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye disease usually caused by...

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How to Adapt Your Yoga Practice If You Have Glaucoma

Learn why people with elevated eye pressure due to glaucoma should approach some yoga poses with caution. Glaucoma is an eye condition that occurs when the optic nerve is damaged due to elevated pressure in the eye. One possible cause of the...

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What to Know About Ophthalmic Pilocarpine

Ophthalmic pilocarpine is an anticholinergic agent approved to treat open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension, and more, usually given as an eye drop. Pilocarpine solution reduces eye pressure. It can be used to treat glaucoma, a disease in which...

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Glaucoma

Your eye doctor will likely test you for glaucoma during every eye exam. Learn why this precaution is so important to this often silent eye disease.

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An Overview of Neovascular Glaucoma

Neovascular glaucoma occurs suddenly and needs to be treated quickly to avoid blindness. Learn more about this condition. Neovascular glaucoma is a potentially devastating type of glaucoma that can cause blindness if not treated quickly. Neovascular...

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How Glaucoma Is Treated

Glaucoma treatments a varied, including prescriptions, surgeries, home remedies and alternative approaches. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Glaucoma treatments run the gamut from the use of a variety of different medications to innovative...

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Symptoms of Glaucoma

Depending upon the type of glaucoma there may be no symptoms at all at the start or, there may indeed be warning signs to note. It is estimated that about half of all people with glaucoma are not aware that they have it, according to the National...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Glaucoma

Glaucoma has many forms, with differing causes and risk factors, including genetic, cardiovascular conditions, and lifestyle choices. Glaucoma can refer to any of several types and conditions, and they may vary in causes and risk factors. There are...

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