open-angle glaucoma


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glaucoma caused by blockage of the canal of Schlemm

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Patients with open-angle glaucoma and history of exposure to illegal drugs were nearly 20 years younger than glaucoma patients without a drug exposure history (54 years old versus 73 years old).
Argon lasers can also lower pressure inside the eye to treat open-angle glaucoma, while YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) lasers (photodisruptive lasers) can create a new drainage system in narrow-angle glaucoma or can remove membranes after cataract surgery.
Though it strikes most people in their 50s and 60s, some families, such as Alan Rogers', suffer from juvenile open-angle glaucoma, which can begin in the teens.
The approved change to the PI will make it possible to prescribe RESCULA([R]) ophthalmic solution as a first-line therapeutic agent for open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, or to concomitantly administer it with other intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering agents.
The study will be conducted at leading clinical study sites across Europe to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the STARflo(TM) system in patients with Open-angle glaucoma and is designed to support broader adoption of STARflo(TM) in geographies where it has been approved.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, say the popular diabetes drug metformin may be associated with a reduction in open-angle glaucoma.
Ganfort is licensed for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension who are insufficiently responsive to topical beta-blockers or prostaglandin analogues.
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity may be associated with higher eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women.
Open-angle glaucoma involves damage to the eye's optic nerve, often characterized by high intraocular pressure.
Open-angle glaucoma is the most common form of the disease, occurring in about 1 percent of all Americans age 50 and older, according to the Glaucoma Foundation.
In fact, Harvard researchers say that about half of all normal-tension glaucoma patients and one third of all primary open-angle glaucoma patients suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.
In a multicentered, randomized, investigator-masked parallel group comparison involving 232 patients with elevated IOP due to open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, the efficacy and safety of LUMIGAN(TM) ophthalmic solution 0.
The Rogers family suffers from a rare subtype of primary open-angle glaucoma.