|Ginkgo Biloba Extract in Glaucoma Treatment |
"Ginkgo Biloba Extract (GBE)" has become the subject of study and investigation for its possible use in the treatment of glaucoma. GBE is a freely-available herbal supplement, long known for its positive effect on the functions of the brain, most noticeably in the areas of memory enhancement, mental alertness and the reduction of mental fatigue.
GBE also has many other actions on biological function, such as the improvement of circulation and preventing "vasospasm" , a sudden d...Read More
|Pigmentary Glaucoma |
Pigmentary Glaucoma: The Metaphor of The Bathroom Sink
A bathroom sink is a good way to illustrate the mechanics of pigmentary glaucoma. Just as the sink drain can become clogged by hair toothpaste and assorted debris the drainage mechanism in the front of the eye can become clogged by the mechanical blockage of pigment cells that have come loose from the iris (the visible tissue that gives your eye color).
Under normal circumstances pigment is not shed inside the eye at least not in l...Read More