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Do I need to make any lifestyle changes to help manage my Glaucoma?

downwarddog There have been several studies undertaken over the past several years to try and understand if there are any of our day to day activities that either help or hurt the management of your Glaucoma. Most of the studies have demonstrated very little impact on the course of Glaucoma.  Here...
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this is fantastic!

This post is fantastic.My grandma recently got diagnosed w/ glaucoma so will share this with her.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 20:52
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Why should I get an eye exam even if my vision is good?

eye examThere are several treatable eye diseases that at their earliest onset have little to no visual symptoms.  In fact the three leading causes of legal blindness in the United States all start with almost no visual symptoms detectable by the person suffering from the disease.  Those three diseases are Macular Degeneration,...
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How should I instill my eye drops?


A very useful video on how to put your eye drops in
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What Causes Glaucoma?

Researchers have recently discovered what may be one of the root causes of Glaucoma.  An investigation done at Northwestern University has revealed that people with glaucoma have "stiffer" cells in Schlemm's canal (part of the drainage system in the eye that removes fluid from within the eye) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140912215119.htm.  These stiffer cells...
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Glaucoma

Statin use was associated with a significant reduction in the risk of Glaucoma among persons with high lipids. Glaucoma is disease that usually doesn't have any symptoms until very late in the disease. The only way to tell if you have glaucoma or are at risk for it is to have...
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    530 Lakehurst Road Suite 206
    Toms River, NJ 08755

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    • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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    2018 Highway 71
    Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762

    Phone: 732-359-8380

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    • Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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    445 Brick Blvd
    Brick, NJ 08723

    Phone: 732-920-3737

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    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed

       

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    Route 530 and Schoolhouse Rd, Suite 19
    Whiting, NJ 08759

    Phone: 732-350-3344

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