For this glaucoma
treatment market research, the glaucoma
pharmaceuticals are segmented into two classes namely prostaglandins analogues (PGAs) and Non PGAs that include beta blockers, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and alpha agonists.
is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, especially in elderly people.
IOP currently considered as "Risk Factor" for glaucoma
along with other reasons including racial ancestry, family history, high myopia and age.
medication, or surgical treatment when necessary, can slow the progression of the disease by reducing the elevated eye pressure often present in glaucoma
, in order to prevent damage to the optic nerve.
The most common form of glaucoma
is chronic open angle glaucoma
occurs in about three per cent of the global population and is the second leading cause of blindness in many developed countries.
6 percent, were away from glaucoma
, an extra 73 had unilateral glaucoma
in one eye) as compared to those 64 who had bilateral glaucoma
in both eyes).
is more common in women than in men.
In one study, glaucoma
patients who walked briskly four times per week for 40 minutes lowered the pressure within their eyes enough so they could stop taking their glaucoma
Am I a candidate for glaucoma
surgery, and if so, what kind?
WuDunn: Basically, normal tension glaucoma
is treated not very differently than regular glaucoma
in that we try to lower the intraocular pressure.
Sir, - June 9 - 15 is Glaucoma
Awareness Week (also known as 'Frog' Week - For a Relief of Glaucoma
By the year 2000, there will be 66,800,000 people worldwide with glaucoma
, pressure buildup in the eyeball can lead to blindness by disabling the nerves in the back of the eye that send images to the brain.
One in every 30 people people 40 and older, or between 2 million and 3 million Americans, develop glaucoma
, a group of diseases usually associated with increased pressure within the eye.