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Air pollution can lead to irreversible blindness

Increase in air pollution linked to higher glaucoma risk.

27 Nov 2019 9:22 AM

Small-particle air pollution may raise risk of glaucoma in some people

Long-term exposure to black carbon, and other products of combustion, was associated with higher pressures in eye.

09 Nov 2018 10:16 AM

Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease, says study

Glaucoma is something of a mystery despite its prevalence, said researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US.

11 Aug 2018 11:13 AM

Looking to cure glaucoma? Turmeric could help

Researchers find a compound in the yellow spice can be used in eye drops to halt vision loss.

28 Jul 2018 1:45 PM

Lab-on-a-chip device may help repair eye damage: study

Retinal degeneration is a leading cause of blindness that, with other eye diseases will affect 196 million people worldwide in 2020.

10 May 2018 5:13 PM


Sedentary lifestyle causes glaucoma in youth: Survey

As per a survey by Glaucoma Society of India, in 2017, out of the total glaucoma cases across India, a majority belong to metro cities.

15 Mar 2018 1:56 AM

New steps taken to fight, understand glaucoma

Understanding the condition can help scientists find better targets and design better drugs.

26 Feb 2018 3:15 PM

Drinking hot tea linked to lowered glaucoma risk

Overall, both medical and non-medical approaches are key to treating the disease in the future.

02 Jan 2018 10:22 AM

Hot tea may be able to cut down risk of Glaucoma, says study

Glaucoma damages the optic nerve and causes vision loss. It damages the optic nerve by forming a fluid pressure inside the eye.

16 Dec 2017 8:25 AM

Cup of hot tea a day can keep glaucoma away

However, decaffeinated tea and caffeinated coffee have no impact on glaucoma risk.

15 Dec 2017 1:44 PM


Study finds exercise drastically reduces risk of glaucoma

Experts are hopeful the findings could lead to new methods to prevent vision loss.

14 Nov 2017 1:55 PM

Gene editing tool used to prevent glaucoma

Scientists wanted to have a better understanding of glaucoma so that it can be more effectively treated.

03 Oct 2017 3:17 PM

Marijuana use holds three-fold blood pressure death risk: study

The findings could have implications in the United States among other countries.

09 Aug 2017 8:06 PM

'Smart' contact lens may diagnose diabetes, glaucoma

The new smart contact lens sensors use electrodes made of highly stretchable and transparent graphene sheets and metal nanowires

05 May 2017 9:18 PM

New simple eye test to detect early signs of glaucoma

The test also has potential for early diagnosis of other degenerative neurological conditions

30 Apr 2017 8:08 PM


Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants

This is the first known incidence of glaucoma in an infant with the Zika virus.

07 Dec 2016 12:16 PM