Chief Physician from Mulheim an der Ruhr in the interview, experts anticipate a high number of unreported cases in patients, who suffer from popularly also green star an eye disease glaucoma,”is called. In an interview with the online health magazine rheinruhrmed.de appreciates Dr. med. Cay Losche, chief physician of the eye clinic at the Evangelical hospital in Mulheim an der Ruhr, the number of affected patients nationwide to about 950.000. If you take now the patients, who are at risk or where there is suspected or already a precursor, then we at about two million people are”, so the physician.
Many patients would however initially don’t notice that they are suffering from the Green star. The problem with the Green star is that the optic nerve damage, and although very, very slowly”, so Dr. Losche. If then perceived this gradual decay of the optic nerve, it was however often too late for treatment. The bitter end of the disease: Blindness.
It must not be so. But what for There are treatment options? What are the risk factors can be in advance determined so that it is not even a disease? And what can the patient do specifically? All of this and more on… / glaukom_gruener_star… rheinruhrmed.de is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. rheinruhrmed.de is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising.