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Nanodiamond-Embedded Contact Lenses May Improve Glaucoma Treatment, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study



2/20/2014 7:09:34 AM

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By 2020, nearly 80 million people are expected to have glaucoma, a disorder of the eye that, if left untreated, can damage the optic nerve and eventually lead to blindness. The disease often causes pressure in the eye due to a buildup of fluid and a breakdown of the tissue that is responsible for regulating fluid drainage. Doctors commonly treat glaucoma using eye drops that can help the eye drain or decrease fluid production.

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