Green tea helps prevent eye disease

LONDON - Green tea has always been known for its antioxidant effects and disease fighting properties, but now researchers say the benefits could help the eyes.

Green tea may help fight eye diseases

WASHINGTON - Scientists have discovered that green tea can help prevent glaucoma and other eye diseases.

Vitamin E loaded into contact lenses may treat glaucoma

WASHINGTON - Contact lenses containing vitamin E can keep glaucoma medicine near the eye where it can treat the common disease- almost 100 times longer than possible with current commercial lenses, scientists claim.

Glaucoma set to rise as population ages

NEW DELHI - In a bid to spread awareness about glaucoma, an eye disease that is the second leading cause of blindness across the world and is expected to rise as the population ages, eyecare professionals here as elsewhere are observing World Glaucoma Week until March 13.

Green tea may help fight glaucoma

WASHINGTON - Green tea, renowned for its powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting properties, has been found to help protect against glaucoma and other eye diseases.

Cure for glaucoma soon, says new research

TORONTO - Cure for glaucoma which leads to blindness may be on its way.

Canadian researchers have discovered an unidentified form of circulation in the human eye which may provide important clues to glaucoma.

Gene variant linked to glaucoma identified

WASHINGTON - Researchers have discovered gene variants for glaucoma.

The international team, led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the National Eye Institute, claims the discovery could lead to future treatments or a cure for the disease.

Steroid injections offer ‘vision restoration’ hope for patients with blocked eye veins

WASHINGTON - The injections of the steroid corticosteroid triamcinolone may help restore vision in some patients with retinal vein occlusion, an important cause of vision loss that results from blockages in the blood vessels in the retina, say two research papers.

UAE charity launches eye care initiative in Morocco

ABU DHABI - The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority (UAE-RCA) has launched the Emirates Anti-Glaucoma Initiative in Morocco, WAM news agency reported Saturday.

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