Tag: Potential Eye Doctor/Optometrist Switchers

Doctors to Prescribe Statins to Patients at Risk for Cholesterol-Related Glaucoma

"Got a high cholesterol reading? You may have a higher risk for a dangerous eye condition called glaucoma, according to a recent study published online May 2 by JAMA Ophthalmology."

Eye Doctors to Promote Detection and Treatment of Age-Related Ocular Disease

"It’s natural to worry about losing your vision. After all, according to Consumer Reports, three of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S.­ (cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration) all become more common as we age. But some drug, supplement, and lens makers, and even some doctors, take advantage of that fear, recommending treatments that are expensive, unnecessary, and even risky."