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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.

Glaucoma Awareness Week in Hyderabad from March 10

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 13:22

Glaucoma is seen as the leading cause of irreversible blindness in India.

Genes causing corneal thinning identified

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 14:46

When the cornea, a transparent outer covering of the eye, starts thinning, it becomes a ticking bomb, a risk factor for blindness.

Early predictor for glaucoma identified

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 14:25

In a new study, researchers have found that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye’s retina can be an early warning that a person is at increased risk for glaucoma, an eye disease that slowly robs people of their peripheral vision.

Eye drops to combat blindness `may help cure baldness`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 12:54

In a new study, researchers have shown how a commonly prescribed glaucoma drug may be effective in treating male pattern baldness and other forms of alopecia.

3 or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily linked to vision loss

Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 13:42

Heavy caffeinated coffee drinkers are at increased risk of developing exfoliation glaucoma, the leading cause of secondary glaucoma worldwide.

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