Glaucoma not helped by smoking pot

Organizations touting the benefits of medicinal marijuana are common these days. One of the popular myths surrounding marijuana is that it is helpful in treating glaucoma. Due to this rather popular misconception, the National Eye Institute researched whether marijuana or it’s active ingredient, THC, could be used safely in treating intraocular eye pressure (IOP) which […]

Glaucoma gene identified!

Researchers have identified a new candidate gene for the most prevalent form of glaucoma known as primary open angle glaucoma (POAG).

Glaucoma may be more than just an eye disease, doctors discover.

A study published in November’s Ophthalmology highlights the link between glaucoma and other serious illnesses.

New Study Show Genetic Link for development of Glaucoma.

Researchers have discovered a genetic mark that increases the risk for the most common form of glaucoma which is primary open-angle glaucoma.

New technique lowers intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients

A new surgical procedure reduces the glaucoma eye pressure while carrying lower risk of complications.