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Johns Hopkins researchers at the Wilmer Eye Institute have discovered the first human gene mutation that causes extreme hyperopia. The researchers report that nanophthalmos is a rare, potentially b ...


Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that patients suffering from cancer affecting their eye can usually avoid visual handicap, loss of the eye and spread of the disease by receiving pr ...


Some patients with glaucoma appear to have higher pressure in their eyes during sleep at night than during the day when it is usually measured, possibly putting them at higher risk for progression of ...


A new study published in the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus ( AAPOS ) suggests that the biologic agent Adalimumab ( Humira ) may be a viable treatment o ...


The clinical and demographic profile of uveitis-related ocular hypertension ( OHT ) was studied and risk factors predisposing to development of ocular hypertension in uveitis were evaluated. Two ...


Primary open-angle glaucoma ( POAG ) is a blinding disease. Two important risk factors for this disease are a positive family history and elevated intraocular pressure ( IOP ), which is also highly he ...