Early diagnostic tool for glaucoma to prevent blindness

Post date: 
September 24, 2013

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world, but it can be halted or slowed with early diagnosis and treatment. Unfortunately, current methods of diagnosis can’t recognize glaucoma until the disease is well advanced. John Hetling is among the UIC researchers in bioengineering and ophthalmologywho are working to develop a technology for more effective diagnosis.