Monthly Archives: February 2018

An Eye Test May Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

2018-02-26T10:46:26+00:00

It may soon be possible to diagnose Alzheimer's disease through routine visits to opticians as researchers develop an optical imaging system that can detect a hallmark of the degenerative disease. Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting up to 80 percent of dementia cases. The condition is marked by problems [...]

An Eye Test May Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease2018-02-26T10:46:26+00:00

Drinking Hot Tea Everyday May Lower Glaucoma Risk

2018-02-26T09:00:03+00:00

Drinking one cup of hot tea at least once a day may significantly lower your risk of developing glaucoma, a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. One of the Top Causes of Blindness Glaucoma causes fluid pressure to build up inside the eyes, damaging the optic nerve. The disease is among the top [...]

Drinking Hot Tea Everyday May Lower Glaucoma Risk2018-02-26T09:00:03+00:00

Diabetes Patients With Related Eye Damage At Higher Risk Of Fall Injury

2018-02-13T16:32:43+00:00

Diabetics with related eye damage called retinopathy are more likely to fall compared with diabetes patients who have not developed vision problems. What Is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy happens when high blood sugar levels cause damage to the blood vessels in the retina. This damage causes blurred vision, difficulty in distinguishing colors, and even blindness. [...]

Diabetes Patients With Related Eye Damage At Higher Risk Of Fall Injury2018-02-13T16:32:43+00:00

Exercise Can Also Protect Your Eyesight

2018-02-08T12:24:26+00:00

Findings of a new study presented at the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in November 2017 have shown that people who exercise may significantly reduce their risk for glaucoma.     Glaucoma Glaucoma happens when fluids build up in the front part of the eye and increase pressure, causing damage to [...]

Exercise Can Also Protect Your Eyesight2018-02-08T12:24:26+00:00