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News tag: glaucoma


High blood pressure’s new effect on glaucoma

6 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Hypertension, either chronic or long-term, increases a person’s risk to develop glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, according to a new research. Glaucoma, an eye condition caused by excessive pressure inside the eye, is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. The added pressure obstructs the blood…


Bono’s glaucoma is under control, but has to wear shades

19 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Wearing sunglasses is not a fashionable thing to Bono, admits U2's lead singer during a TV show. The artist, suffering from glaucoma, reveals sunglasses have been a necessity for the past 20 years and says he never parts with them, not even indoors. Potentially leading to blindness, one of glaucoma's…