GlaucomaInfo Center

Just a Drop May Slow Vision Loss

Glaucoma patients often feel the pressure of vision loss, which occurs gradually with the condition. Fortunately, a common eye drop prescription for glaucoma may relieve that pressure.

Early Ovary Removal Could Affect Your Eyes

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. For women, the risk of glaucoma may even be related to estrogen levels.

After Menopause, Hormones May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Some women take hormone medications to help with menopausal symptoms. It's possible that these medications protect their eyesight as well.

Rate of Blindness Caused by Glaucoma Greatly Improved

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness around the world, but one new study shows how much improvement has been made, and how much more needs to be made.

Glaucoma Patients Seeing Differently in Different Places

Vision can change depending on the time of day, but it can also change depending on location, according to new research.

Oral Birth Control Linked to Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. And women who use birth control may be at greater risk than those who don't.

Cataract Surgery Safety for the Elderly

Cataract surgery can significantly improve vision for cataracts patients, but is it a good option for the elderly?

What Sleep Apnea May Mean for Your Eyes

Difficulty sleeping may not be the only problem associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A type of glaucoma may also be associated with this sleep disorder.

Follow-Up with Glaucoma

Patients with glaucoma may have a lot to gain from following up with their doctor on a regular basis. Follow-up visits provide doctors a chance to make sure that a patient's treatment is working, and it also gives patients a chance to ask their doctor questions.

From Cataract Surgery to Glaucoma

While surgery can improve the cloudy vision caused by pediatric cataracts, new research suggests it may also increase a child's risk for another eye disease called glaucoma.