Glaucoma Awareness with Optometrist David Momnie | Connecting Point | Mar. 5, 2019

>>>ACCORDING TO THE GLAUCOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, GLAUCOMA IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF IRREVERSIBLE BLINDNESS, AND MORE THAN 3 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE THE DISEASE. CAROLEE McGRATH SAT DOWN WITH OPTOMETRIST DR. DAVID MOMNIE OF CHICKOPEE EYE CARE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DISEASE, THOSE MOST AT RISK, AND HOW AN ANNUAL EYE […]

What does the future of glaucoma treatment look like?

Glaucoma surgery has entered into a very, very exciting time. I’m personally involved in 15 glaucoma trials at the moment as either a principal investigator or chief investigator and many of these are a new glaucoma implant. So, they are, for example, implants including a slow-release glaucoma medication which I inject into the eye, which […]

Teaching assistant ‘hit with a chair by pupil’ found dead in house

 A teaching assistant has died after allegedly being hit with a chair by a pupil  A source close to the Ysgol Bryn Castell in Bryncethin, Bridgend, said the staff member had been struck with a chair last week  The 31-year-old was found dead at a house in Brackla, Bridgend, on Sunday morning  The cause of […]

Glaucoma Surgery: Advanced Options Available

– Surgical options for glaucoma, it depends on how much glaucoma someone has, how high their pressures are, and what our goals are. Traditionally we were doing trabeculectomies, which had higher risks, we still do them because it works really well. Then there came these implant tubes, or drains that we put into the eye, […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Football 5-a-side

Football 5-a-side made its Paralympic debut at the Athens Games in 2004 and is open to blind athletes. These are athletes without any vision or light perception Rules are similar to the FIFA Futsal game with a few modifications. There are five players on the pitch. The four outfield players are blind and use eyepatches […]

New partnership aims to raise awareness on corneal donations

WE WILL HAVE MORE ON MOVING DAY COMING UP.>>A NEW PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO RAISE AWARENESS ON GIVING SITE. THE GOAL IS TO WIPE OUT LINE THIS BY 2040. IN WISCONSIN, THERE ARE A KID 800 PEOPLE WAITING FOR A TRANSPLANT.>>ULTIMATELY, THE PARTNERSHIP IS ABOUT ORGAN DONATION. WE ARE FOCUSED ON INCREASING DONATIONS OF CORNEA, BUT […]

Can you go blind from glaucoma?

The short answer to whether you can go blind from glaucoma is yes, but I don’t want to scare anybody and the facts are that over 90% of people with glaucoma will not go blind. There’s a small percentage of people who go blind about 5% in this country and about 10% of people get […]

Sweater Beats – Glory Days (Party Pupils Remix) ft. Hayley Kiyoko

Time to live Time to live like we’re coming to war Time is a gift Time is a present that can not be bought Show me your list Show me your list and then cross some shit off Cross some shit off Show me your list and then cross some shit off Why are we […]