HealthDay News: Eyes
Hetlioz Approved for Sleep Disorder in Blind People
has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
a sleep condition caused by a completely blind person's inability
to regulate the body clock by recognizing light from dark.
Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
Better eye care seems
to have brightened the long-term outlook for people with glaucoma.
The likelihood of blindness in glaucoma patients 20 years after
diagnosis has fallen by at least half in the last generation,
according to a new study.