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Cameron Optometry team survive gruelling Tough Mudder (just)
The team at Cameron Optometry donned their protective specs and braved this year’s brutal Tough Mudder challenge in the Scottish Borders. Raising money for the International Glaucoma Association, optometrists Ian Cameron,...
Glaucoma – let us catch it early
We’re supporting National Glaucoma Week (9-15 June), encouraging people to take Action for Sight and book an eye exam to check for signs of the disease. Over the years we’ve detected many cases glaucoma through simple tests b...
Glaucoma plugs could stop the need for drops
A trial of a new method of delivering glaucoma medication by using a slow release punctum plug has started. Glaucoma usually requires patients to permanently take drops once or twice a day to reduce pressure inside the eye. Patien...
Caffeine raises eye pressure
A big and seemingly well designed study has shown the effect of caffiene on intraocular pressure (IOP). 106 patients split into 4 groups (3 types of glaucoma, 1 no glaucoma) and were seen twice. Before 1 visit they were given caf...
Glaucoma genes identified
The largest study to date on the genetics of glaucoma has identified 2 genetic variations that are associated with the condition. Over 6000 patients, half of whom had primary open angle glaucoma had their DNA analysed.  Variati...
Glaucoma not just an eye disease
Glaucoma, long held to be a disease primarily of higher than normal pressure inside the eye, in reality may be a degenerative neurological disease which causes the neural cell death in a similar fashion to Parkinson's or Alzheimer...

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