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Is Exercise Good for Glaucoma Patients?

Posted by Dr. J. R. Lacey, Therapeutic Optometrist

Nov 12, 2012 11:28:00 PM

Exercise with Some Limits is Believed to be Beneficial for Glaucoma Patients

In most cases exercise is good for glaucoma patients if performed properly.  Although there are a few exceptions, some research supports the benefits of moderate exercise for glaucoma patients.  The exercise should be moderate and not extreme since there is now research showing extreme exercise creates large amounts of free radicals within the body, which can have its own set of problems.

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Topics: Yoga, Headstand, Exercise, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Treatment

A New Era and New Treatment for Glaucoma Patients

Posted by Dr. J. R. Lacey, Therapeutic Optometrist

Aug 14, 2012 6:44:00 PM

The iStent is a Promising New Treatment for Glaucoma Patients that also Need Cataract Surgery

It is a promising era for glaucoma patients.  On June 25, 2012, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent System, Model GTS100R/L.  The iStent is the first device ever approved to be used in conjunction with cataract surgery for adults with moderate open angle glaucoma.   

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Topics: Glaucoma, Glaucoma Treatment, Eye Pressure, iStent, Glaucoma Surgery

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