Glaucoma

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Just under 2 percent of the US population over 40 is likely to develop glaucoma, and the condition is a leading cause of irreversible blindness world-wide. From a western medical perspective there are a number of contributing factors such as: hypertension, diabetes and use of steroids, among others…

Chinese Medicine, both acupuncture and herbal medicine, is used for a wide range of vision issues as well as metabolic/endocrine issues such as diabetes. Commonly treated vision issues range from more mild conditions such as night blindness and range up through potentially complicated issues such …

Acupuncture is regularly used for a variety of eye disorders including glaucoma, optic nerve atrophy, macular degeneration and other related issues.  A recent meta analysis (looking at a group of studies collectively) was conducted to help establish proper clinical guidelines for the use of acupunc…

Researchers from the Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine at China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan recently conducted a study looking at the effects of auricular acupressure on patients with glaucoma.  Glaucoma is regularly treated with acupuncture (both body and auricular points) wit…

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