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The DGT proposed to increase the font size of street signs to avoid accidents

We are pleased that the DGT start being sensitive to issues of vision and leadership. It has long been demanding the setting of signs, size and format for better viewing. Both optometrists and ophthalmologists have worked together to achieve an improvement in this regard. I recommend reading a recent...
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TEAR OSMOLARITY AND GLAUCOMA

Tear osmolarity is a very reliable index to assess the damage caused by the medical therapy of glaucoma in the ocular surface. Medical therapy is the first line treatment in open-angle glaucoma (80% of glaucoma). However, we know that its prolonged use causes multiple alterations in the ocular...
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Smoking can cause cataracts to the aging of the population

Rockville, Md. - Cigarette smoking is a well-known risk factor for a wide range of diseases. Now scientists have evidence that smoking may also increase the risk of age-related cataract, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in the world.Reported in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual...
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ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA. A SERIOUS EMERGENCY THAT CAN BE AVOIDED

Angle-closure glaucoma is one of the most serious emergencies in ophthalmology it comes abruptly with such an elevated eye pressure that can become into blindness. There are some anatomic factors about the eye which can avoid this situation, if learnt. Glaucoma is known to be the second leading...
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