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|GDx Nerve Fiber Analysis |
GDx Nerve Fiber Analysis
Examining the nerve fiber layer can detect signs of the disease earlier than the most common tests...
Nerve Fiber Analysis (NFA) with the GDx Access analyzer is a test which allows for early detection and management of glaucomaas well as neurological disorders that affect the optic nerve. It measures the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer of your eye and provides information to evaluate if there is any damage to the nerve d... Read More|
|Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis |
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
The term ‘conjunctivitis’ refers to an inflammation of the membranes that line the eyelids and front of the eye. Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) is an inflammatory disorder that usually develops in contact lens wearers. GPC can result from a reaction to contact lens protein depositscontact lens mechanical irritationor soft contact lens material sensitivity. Early symptoms can include itching of eyesropy mucous dischargefluctuating vision... Read More|
|Ginkgo Biloba Extract & Glaucoma |
|Ginkgo Biloba Extract & Glaucoma
Ginkgo Biloba extract (GBE) has recently become the object of intense investigation regarding glaucoma. A freely available nutritional extractit’s most commonly known for its positive effect on brain functioningparticularly in terms of memory enhancementmental alertnessand reducing mental fatigue.
GBE also has several other biological actionsmany of which have prompted doctors and scientists to further study the herb. It improv... Read More|
|Glare Reduction |
Polarized lenses in sunglasses work to reduce glare by allowing only vertically polarized light to enter the lens.
Outdoor enthusiasts and sports-minded people are the most likely to know about the advantages of polarized sunglassesphotochromic lenses and mirrored coatings. These are the three most common methods used to reduce glare and reflect bright light while outdoors. Avid sports enthusiasts are not the only people who can benefit fro... Read More|
Glaucoma is caused by a number of different eye diseases that in most cases produce increased pressure within the eye. This elevated pressure is caused by a backup of fluid in the eye. Over timeit causes damage to the optic nerve and can result in blindness. Open-angle glaucomathe most common form of glaucomaaffects over 3 million North Americans—half of whom don’t know they have it. Early detectiondiagnosis and treatment can help prevent serious vision loss and blindne... Read More|
|Glaucoma - Open Angle and Closed Angle |
|Glaucoma - Open Angle and Closed Angle
One frequently sees the term angle used in reference to glaucoma. In this contextangle refers to the eye s internal drainage mechanism.
As mentioned elsewherea nutrient-rich clear fluid is constantly being produced in the front part of our eyes. The fluidalso known as aqueouscirculatesnourishing the internal tissuesbefore being drained from the eye. The actual drainage opening for the ... Read More|
|Glaucoma Eyedrops for African-Canadians |
Glaucoma Eyedrops for African-Canadians
In the studyeyedrops taken every day reduced the most common form of glaucomaopen-angleby almost 50 per cent.
African-Canadians who have a high risk for glaucoma should be paying attention to a recent study written up in the June issue of the journal Archives of Ophthalmology. According to the journaldaily eye pressure-lowering eyedrops can delay or prevent the onset of glaucomabut only for those who are of African d... Read More|