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Many in the medical field consider OTC sleeping aids to be a controversial treatment for insomnia. Caution should be exercised before taking of these...
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Lets put it this way. i was told to check bp at home when my daughter checks it the old way it is normal , but when i check it on my machine both top...
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Hi, Glaucoma is "A disease of the eye characterized by increased intraocular pressure, excavation, and atrophy of the optic nerve; produces...
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I'm sorry to hear your mother-in-law is going through this, but I'm glad she had glaucoma ruled out.Severe eye pain should not be ignored...
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There are many different types of glaucoma. Most, however, can be classified as either open-angle glaucomas, which are usually conditions of long...
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Elevated pressure in the eye is the main factor leading to glaucomatous damage to the eye (optic) nerve. Glaucoma with normal intraocular pressure is...
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The following are the American Academy of Ophthalmology's recommended intervals for eye exams:Age 20-29: Individuals of African descent or with a...
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Glaucoma is a disease of the major nerve of vision, called the optic nerve. The optic nerve receives light-generated nerve impulses from the retina...
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An eye doctor (ophthalmologist) can usually detect those individuals who are at risk for glaucoma (because of, for example, a narrow drainage angle...
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Glaucoma is often called "the sneak thief of sight." This is because, as already mentioned, in most cases, the intraocular pressure can build up and...
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More than 2 million adult Americans suffer from glaucoma, making it one of the leading causes of blindness. The most common form, chronic open-angle...
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Glaucoma is an eye disease associated with increased pressure within the eye. Glaucoma can damage the optic nerve and cause impaired vision and...
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A carbonic anhydrase inhibitor is a type of medication used to treat glaucoma. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors work by reducing the production of...
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An Alpha-2 agonist is a medication used to treat glaucoma that helps by inhibiting the production and increasing the drainage of aqueous humor...
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