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What Causes Glaucoma?

Researchers have recently discovered what may be one of the root causes of Glaucoma.  An investigation done at Northwestern University has revealed that people with glaucoma have "stiffer" cells in Schlemm's canal (part of the drainage system in the eye that removes fluid from within the eye) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140912215119.htm.  These stiffer cells...
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Cataracts and Sunlight

Do you have your sunglasses on? You should.   More evidence is accumulating that sunlight exposure increases risk for cataracts.  The UV light coming from the sun is present all year long but is most intense during the longer days of summer.  Still a good idea to wear your sunglasses...
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NJ Eye Drop Refill Law Enacted

NJ has enacted a bill to allow patients to refill their eye drop medications early if they run out prematurely. Click here to read.  
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