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Glaucoma FAQ: Answers to Your Questions

If you miss your scheduled time for taking you medication eye drop what should you do? When your eyes feel dry, is it safe to take more of your glaucoma drops? When your blood pressure goes up, what happens to your eye pressure?

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Recent Discoveries That Could Cure Glaucoma

Recent studies have shown that glaucoma is part of a family of neurodegenerative diseases.

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What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve results in vision loss. There are several forms of glaucoma; the two most common forms are primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

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The Apple iPhone: High Tech for Low Vision

When my eye doctor saw the large type of the book I was reading on my iPhone, he was excited about the potential the iPhone held for people with low vision.

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