When I was first able to talk to my mother after her surgery, she said, fighting back the tears: "I just couldn't stop thinking about not seeing my children and grandchildren again." For so many people, that painful thought becomes a reality. A reality that in many cases can be easily avoided.
Previously it was thought the condition was permanent.
Glaucoma patients could have “irreversible” eye damage reversed after a breakthrough in optical nerve treatment. The study
Hope for glaucoma patients.
Vision loss that was previously considered irreversible can actually be partially reversed and patients given “significant
It's estimated that more than 500,000 people have glaucoma in England and Wales, yet many more people may be living with
Bono has explained the reasoning behind why he’s always seen sporting sunglasses, even indoors, revealing that he has had
We also urge commissioners to work closely with the Local Eye Health Networks, recently launched by NHS England across the country, which bring together NHS commissioners, ophthalmologists, optometrists and patient groups to commission better services. By working with these local experts, commissioners can understand the demand for eye health services in their area and how best to meet it.
Long-term use of the contraceptive pill doubles the risk of a leading cause of blindness, a study has shown. Scientists warned
Around 90% of Asian school leavers suffer from shortsightedness, with experts warning that China, Japan and South Korea are