Learning About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease that has no symptoms and can cause blindness. It is totally asymptomatic in its early, and into its late stages. That’s the reason examinations for glaucoma need to be performed. Glaucoma is a plumbing problem in the eye caused by high eye pressure. Largely, patients adjust to the high eye pressure […]

Sarah Franklin: Breaking Glaucoma Stereotypes

Well, I was diagnosed with glaucoma ten years ago, so I was 12 years old, and it was just during a routine eye exam. And they took my pressure and it was almost 40, it was in the 40s. I had two ways of responding: I could either be angry about it or I could […]

My Rheumatoid Arthritis: Jamie Navarette

– I’m Jamie Navarette. I am 35 years old. And I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when I was 18. Finding someone who speaks to you and not down at you. You’re not just a number. You are a person and you have every right to ask questions and to leave that doctor’s office with […]

What is Acute Otitis Media?

Acute Otitis Media What is Acute Otitis Media? ‘Acute’ stands for ‘abrupt onset’ ‘Ot-‘ stands for ‘Ear’ ‘itis’ stands for ‘Infection & inflammation’ While ‘Media’ stands for ‘middle ear’ So acute otitis media means ‘Inflammation of the middle ear’ What are the stages of ‘Acute Otitis Media’? I. Stage of tubal occlusion: Since the middle […]

Blindness From Glaucoma Improving But Still High

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness around the world, but one study shows how much improvement has been made and how much more improvement is needed. I’m Kendra Rowland for the dailyRx News Network. A new study showed that the rate of blindness in patients diagnosed with open-angle Glaucoma was reduced by half in […]

Eye Disease May Signal Onset of MS

Multiple sclerosis or MS, can be difficult to diagnose because early symptoms can come and go. The eye disease uveitis, however , may be a warning sign that could help doctors detect MS early. I’m Erin White with your latest health news. For decades, scientists have known of a link between uveitis and MS. A […]

NW Alpine Eyebright jacket – OutDoor Show Review

Hi this is Konstantin from Hike Ventures, and I’ve got Bill from Northwest Alpine. So, Bill, would you tell us something about your company? Yeah, so Northwest Alpine has been around since 2010, and we’re focused on apparel for climbing. We do all of our production in our on factory in the United States in […]

Glaucoma – The Nebraska Medical Center

No one needs to go blind from this disease Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that affects the optic nerve, which is the nerve that helps us to see better, and there are many kinds of Glaucoma’s, so it’s a misconception that it’s just one disease and another thing to know about the disease […]

Dilated Pupils May Mean More than We Think

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. The eyes may be a window into more than just the soul. A new study found that how much a child’s pupil dilates in response to seeing an emotional image may predict his or her risk for depression over the next two years. These children were shown images […]