How Sleep Apnea May Contribute to Normal-Tension Glaucoma Risk
Posted on June 20, 2017 by Glaucoma Research Foundation People with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), a disorder characterized by repetitive episodes of paused and shallow breathing during sleep, are approximately ten times more likely to develop glaucoma. This is a well-known and well-documented relationship, but the underlying cause of this correlation has remained a mystery. Is there an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) during these…
How "blue light" affects children's eye health
How does all that screen time affect children's eyes? Dr. Dave Lee from the Children's Eye Center explains what "blue light" is, and how it can affect eye he...
Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk
A recent study finds that people with obstructive sleep apnea who experience the most daytime sleepiness have the highest risk of cardiovascular disease.
How Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affects Your Body
For many people their busy lifestyle is to blame for lack of sleep, for others it's a deeper issue, sleep apnea. Dr. Fady Jamous discusses that sleep apnea i...
How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Eyes
Sleep is sometimes called shut-eye, and good quality sleep is important for eye health. A recent paper from the Mayo Clinic describes eye conditions associated with sleep disorders, especially obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
How Diabetes Affects Eye Health
Even many diabetics don’t know the impact it can have your eyes and vision.
How Does Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affect Arterial Inflammation?
Neomi Shah, MD, MPH, studied patients with sleep apnea to uncover its effect on arterial inflammation.
Eyeing how vision issues can affect learning
The results of a study recently published in the journal Ophthalmology suggest an untreated vision problem can delay a child’s grade school readiness.
Sleep Apnea: Affects Over 20 Million Americans
Laura Heckart - Thursday, May 11, 2017 Sleep Apnea Plagues Millions of Americans It is estimated that over 22 million people suffer from sleep apnea in The United States today. The number keeps growing, and more and more people are having their daily lives affected by the inconvenience. There are a large variety of symptoms associated with sleep apnea, and depending on the severity of the case, some symptoms may be more prominent than others (American Sleep Apnea Association, 2017) Any of the…
How Does HIV/AIDS Affect the Eye?
HIV and AIDS affect the eye by making the eyes susceptible to infection.
Simulator Evaluates How Eye Diseases Affect Driving
The Shiley Eye Institute is the only academic institution in the San Diego area with comprehensive programs for the clinical care of patients with eye disorders, cutting edge research on surgical techniques and treatments of eye diseases, education in the field of ophthalmology and innovative outreach to the community.
What is Digital Eye Strain? How Can It Affect You? ACUVUE Contact Lenses
Digital eye strain, or Computer Vision Syndrome may sound like it's from a sci-fi movie, but it really just means you've been looking at digital screens too ...
Eye myths: what does (and doesn't) affect your vision
No-one wants to damage their eyesight. So what eye myths do you need to take heed of, and which can you ignore.
Researchers use video game to study how sleep apnea affects memory
A team of researchers are using a video game to study the affect sleep apnea has on a person’s memory.
It's all in your eyes! How eye color affects your health, personality
Here's one that's will have you checking the bathroom mirror twice -- your eye color influences your health and your personality.
How digital eye strain affects your health, and what to do about it
The growing problem of digital eye strain could be affecting your health
Do Eyeglasses Actually Make Men Look Smarter? How Eye Glasses Affect Perceived Intelligence...
I get this question often: Do eyeglasses make men look smarter? Today, I will answer this question with the help of recent research that in my opinion lays out the answer definitively. So let's not beat around the bush. YES - Eyeglasses make you look more intelligent. However - there
How Lack of Sleep Affects Your Eyesight
Body Basics: What is sleep apnea and how does it affect your body?
National Sleep Therapy gives a complete overview of how sleep apnea impacts your body and how therapy restores your health. For more information, visit www.n...
What is Sleep Apnea and How Does it Affect You?
Sleep Apnea is a condition that affects many people, with no age restriction. Often times suffers do not even know it is something that deal with nightly, find out what symptoms you should look for in order to analyze your sleeping pattern