Early detection is one of the best defences you can have against glaucoma and so, knowing your family’s history is essential in determining whether you may be at risk.
I was diagnosed a few years ago, not too long ago, but it´s a few years now. At first it wasn´t a definite diagnosis, just a "possible". I wanted it to be a mistake, to be something else, something fixable.
I developed glaucoma 10 years ago, as it is hereditary and my mother had been diagnosed with it. I have to take eye drops once a day at night, one in each eye.
Given the convincing findings from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) on supplement recommendations in slowing down progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it is not surprising that the role of diet and supplements has also been examined in glaucoma management.
In this study, researchers are testing an investigational drug for adults with ocular hypertension.
I was diagnosed with glaucoma in 2009 at the age of 69. I had noticed for about three years before this, that I had missing parts of vision in my right eye.
Navigating the do’s and don’ts of glaucoma eye drops can often be a challenge for people living with glaucoma and in particular, for those recently diagnosed.
An orthoptic-led glaucoma clinic at the Sydney Eye Hospital that is managing low risk and stable patients is helping to drive major efficiencies.
The Glaucoma Australia Board today announced the appointment of Richard Wylie as the organisation’s new CEO.