THE CHINESE TAKEAWAY: Bad for eyes, good for guys
IT'LL MAKE YOU BLIND: But nobody told us about ulcers
Early estimates that suggested laser eye surgery resulted in complications in just a few percentage of cases look like being wildly conservative. A specialist eye centre in London has found that 56 per cent of those who underwent LASIK surgery had...
The conventional wisdom among ophthalmologists tells us that, if you live long enough, you will get cataracts. Eye doctors believe that this clouding of the lens is an inevitable part of ageing, and that surgical removal of the lens is the only...
About six months ago, the pressures in my eyes were 22 mmHg (left) and 21 mmHg (right). The optician told me I should have my pressure tested every six months, as I was in danger of developing glaucoma.
* Common symptoms of type 1 diabetes include:
white spots (glucose-filled urine) on underwear
frequent bladder infections
My eyes have been diagnosed with narrow-angle, low-pressure chronic glaucoma. Initially, I was prescribed Xalatan (latanoprost) eyedrops once a day.
While there are over 20 types of glaucoma, the term is most often used to describe primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), or chronic glaucoma, the most common form. In this condition, the aqueous humor - the nutrient fluid produced by the ciliary body...
Regarding the article in the March issue of WDDTY (vol 13 no 12) concerning glaucoma, I have looked through the Yellow Pages for an ophthalmic practitioner who has knowledge of nutritional therapy,