Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

The following information is written as part of the World Glaucoma Week 2024 and is presented by the Quebec Glaucoma Foundation. To support the fight against this insidious disease, we encourage you to make a donation via the foundation’s website. What are the characteristics of this eye disease? Glaucoma is a complex eye disease characterized…
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Medical Empathy in the Diagnosis of Glaucoma

The trend of seeking medical information on the internet is growing, with more and more patients turning to the web for insights after receiving a diagnosis or prior to consenting to a medical or surgical treatment. A quick Google search on the question, “What happens if I’m diagnosed with glaucoma?” often yields discouraging results, such…

January 2023: Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. According to a survey by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, nearly half (49%) of Canadians are unaware of this eye disease, hence the importance of educating the population about it.

Bellevue Ophthalmology Clinic: First Technology Demonstration Centre for Johnson & Johnson in Canada

The Bellevue Clinic had a partnership with AMO, acquired by Johnson & Johnson, for more than 10 years.
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Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Macular degeneration is usually linked to aging, hence its name, AMD (age-related macular degeneration). It is also one of the leading causes of visual impairment in people 65 years and older.
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The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is currently one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the world. It’s also one of the oldest kinds of surgery in the medical field.
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Glaucoma: the Underhand Disease

Glaucoma has been a leading cause of blindness worldwide for many years. This ocular disease is said to be underhand since it shows no symptoms until the advanced stage of glaucoma, no pain or loss of sight.