Archive for Tag: Glaucoma

Cool new “eye” App for your iPhone

I usually don’t write reviews on anything.  However, I found this cool app and it totally helped my patients understand how a glaucoma patient views the world.  Not only does it simulate glaucoma, it also shows diseases such as macular degneration, diabetic retinopathy and even cataracts.  The best...

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What is the Air Puff test for?

Did you know that there are over 400,000 Canadians who have glaucoma?  And about 50{4422c3e9d6d956ffe17c4a9703f8867adf328a271a08c00de098d82d34d0cfb5} of the glaucoma patients do not know they have it.  That is a pretty scary thought especially when glaucoma is a preventable blinding disease. Glaucoma is a disease where there is an increase of eye pressure...

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