Sunday, August 16, 2015
Glaucoma Vision Loss Not as Random as Once Thought
With glaucoma, "patients lose seemingly random patches of vision in each eye. This random pattern of vision loss is in stark contrast to loss from a brain tumor or stroke, which causes both eyes to develop blind spots in the same location. Scientists have long thought that glaucoma's progression is independent of - or uncontrolled by - the brain. Last year, researchers found evidence that the progression of glaucoma is not random and that the brain may be involved after all," according to Science Digest. Read more.