Thursday, December 6, 2012

Glaucoma Slows Rapid Eye Movement

"Rapid eye movements are significantly delayed in patients with glaucoma, even those in the early stages of the disease, research has found," according to Science Digest. "The findings, led by Dr. Neeru Gupta, an ophthalmologist at St. Michael's Hospital, may shed new light on why glaucoma patients are at increased risk for falls and car accidents. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness." Read more.

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