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Glaucoma: overview and treatment

Glaucoma: overview and treatment

Glaucoma disease Also known as Open-angle glaucoma; Chronic glaucoma; Closed-angle glaucoma; Congenital glaucoma; Angle closure glaucoma. Glaucoma is used to describe a group of eye conditions that affect vision (often affects both eyes), particularly damage to the optic nerve.  If … Read more

Six Key Facts about Glaucoma

Six Key Facts about Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a complicated disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. It afflicts more than 65 million people and it is expected to afflict 80 million people worldwide by 2020. Glaucoma is a … Read more

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes now affects nearly 26 million Americans of all ages and 79 million people have what doctors call “prediabetes,” according to 2011 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read more