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Cataract & Glaucoma Hebrew book

Cataract & Glaucoma Hebrew book

This Hebrew book “Cataract and Glaucoma” authored by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, describes in clear and concise language two common eye diseases of the eye, namely: cataract: blurring of vision due to opacity of the lens; and glaucoma: damage to the optic nerve due to elevated intra-ocular pressure. The book describes what is cataract, why and when is it beneficial to have it removed;...

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True and False about Glaucoma

Below you will find several “true or false” statements about glaucoma, along with a detailed explanation: “Glaucoma is a hereditary disease. Hence, if my mother suffers from glaucoma it is 100% certain that I will also develop the disease sometime in the future.” This sentence is completely false. Glaucoma is a hereditary disease, and that it why relatives of glaucoma...

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From The Press- General

From The Press- General

Glaucoma & Cataract Can be Treated Together Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST. Jan 29, 2003   Abstract: Although cataracts can be removed only with surgery, modern cataract surgery is extremely efficient and considered one of the most common – if not most common – and one of the safest surgical procedures available. Once discovered, special eye drops usually stabilize the...

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Glaucoma & Cataract Can be Treated Together

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST.  Jan 29, 2003 Abstract: Although cataracts can be removed only with surgery, modern cataract surgery is extremely efficient and considered one of the most common – if not most common – and one of the safest surgical procedures available. Once discovered, special eye drops usually stabilize the increased pressure that underlies glaucoma....

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A Man of Vision

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, THE JERUSALEM POST. Article as PDF Glaucoma and cataracts are two common causes of blindness. A new book by an Israeli ophthalmologist describes them and details how they can be cured or controlled. Was David the world’s first expert on ophthalmology? His adversary, Goliath, had vision problems. The biblical text indicates that this was not due to glaucoma but to a...

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