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FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 -- The eye disease glaucoma may be an autoimmune disorder, a new study suggests. Glaucoma affects nearly 70 million people worldwide. It damages the retina and optic nerve and can lead to blindness. In research with mice,...
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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...