|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
|Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome |
The main problem with pseudoexfoliation is that there is a build-up of flaky material in the angle between the cornea and iris... Most people associate the term “exfoliation” with skin not with the eyes. When something exfoliates it scales off its surface in flakes or layers; we are most familiar with this happening on our arms or legs – after sunburn for example. So picture the shedding of flakes within the eye. This is known as pseudoexfoliation syndrome.
This conditio...Read More