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Nanodiamond-embedded contact lenses may help improve glaucoma treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:49

In what could be a significant step toward improving the management of glaucoma, researchers have created a drug delivery system that may have less severe side effects than traditional glaucoma medication and improve patients` ability to comply with their prescribed treatments.

Indian origin UK doctor discovers new cornea layer

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:01

In a breakthrough that could help cure for blindness due to glaucoma, an Indian origin doctor in the UK has discovered an ultra-thin cornea layer in the eye.

Soon, contact lens to treat glaucoma

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:55

Here comes a glaucoma medicine sandwiched inside a specially-designed contact lens. The lens, which can also correct vision, releases the eyesight-saving medication at a steady rate for up to a month.

Probability of glaucoma blindness halved in 30 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 14:21

Better diagnosis and new therapies have helped decrease the probability of blindness due to glaucoma by nearly half since 1980, says a study.

Sleeping on one side may worsen glaucoma: Study

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 09:18

In a new study from South Korea, people with worsening glaucoma on just one side were also more likely to sleep with the affected eye facing downward.

New contact lens releases drugs into the eye

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:07

Scientists have developed a new contact lens which releases drugs into the eye and could help treat glaucoma, the world`s leading cause of irreversible blindness.

Taking oral contraceptives can cause glaucoma in women

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 14:02

A new study has suggested that that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as likely to suffer from glaucoma.

Glaucoma main cause for blindness: Doctors

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 21:00

Glaucoma has emerged in recent times as one of the most corroborating factors for blindness among patients, doctors in the national capital said Wednesday.

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