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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By February 7, 2016


Smallest human implant could help fight blindness

Millions of Americans are living with glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness when left untreated. Now more surgeons are treating patients with the iStent, the smallest implantable device approved for the human body. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By January 13, 2015


Got glaucoma? Put a little vitamin E in your lens

Using vitamin E in new contact lenses could keep glaucoma medicine near the eye almost 100 times longer than possible with current lenses on the market.

By March 24, 2010


iPad has 'changed' 99-year-old woman's life

Elderly woman suffering from glaucoma finds new way to enjoy favorite pastimes with the help of Apple's iPad, as shown in a video going viral.

By April 22, 2010


Cyclops camera helps the visually impaired

The wearable device is designed to correct poor eyesight for those suffering from glaucoma and other disabilities.

By February 15, 2008