Sleep Disorders and the Eye
- Daytime polysomnography for early diagnosis and treatment of patients with suspected sleep-disordered breathing. Seiko Miyata; Akiko Noda; Seiichi Nakata; Hidehito Yagi; Eriko Yanagi; Kumiko Honda; Tatsuki Sugiura; Shigeru Nakai; Tsutomu Nakashima; Yasuo Koike // Sleep & Breathing;Jun2007, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p109
AbstractÂ Â Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a common complaint among patients with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). Population-based studies on traffic and industrial accidents suggest a relationship between EDS and life-threatening events, and adults with EDS have cognitive and...
- Is there an association between pre-existing sleep apnoea and the development of glaucoma? Girkin, C. A.; McGwin Jr, G.; McNeal, S. F.; Owsley, C. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Jun2006, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p679
Aim: To determine if sleep apnoea is associated with an increased risk of developing glaucoma. Methods: This was a nested case-control study. Patients seen at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (8VAMC) in Birmingham, Alabama, with newly diagnosed glaucoma (cases) between 1997 through 2001 were...
- Sleep apnea places patients at high risk for glaucoma. Charter, Lynda // Ophthalmology Times;5/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p1
Suggests that patients who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) seem to have an usually high risk of glaucoma. Highlights of a study conducted at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida; Reasons why principal investigator Joseph Kaplan and Rick Bendel studied OSA; Characterization of OSA
- Sleep problems linked to eye conditions in paper. // Optometry Today;11/14/2008, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p18
The article discusses research in the U.S. which examined the association between sleep problems and eye disorders. The study particularly focused on sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing stops and starts during sleep. Findings revealed a series of ophthalmic conditions associated with...
- Plasma leptin levels and cardiac sympathetic function in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea. Shimizu, K.; Chin, K.; Nakamura, T.; Masuzaki, H.; Ogawa, Y.; Hosokawa, R.; Niimi, A.; Hattori, N.; Nohara, R.; Sasayama, S.; Nakao, K.; Mishima, M.; Ohi, M. // Thorax;May2002, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p429
Background: The control of body weight and cardiac sympathetic function in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS) are important because both factors have significant effects on the mortality of these patients. It has recently been reported that OSAHS has a significant...
- A good night's rest: identifying sleep disorders. Swann, Julie I. // Nursing & Residential Care;Jan2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p41
No abstract available.
- An update in sleep neurology: the latest bedtime stories. Anderson, K. // Journal of Neurology;Feb2015, Vol. 262 Issue 2, p487
In the 24/7 modern society, sleep disorders and the role of normal amounts and timing of sleep for health are often neglected by both doctors and their patients. Sleep has been said to be 'of the brain, by the brain and for the brain' and the most immediate and obvious consequence of disrupted...
- Sleep and the Endocrine Brain. Mong, Jessica A.; Suchecki, Deborah; Semba, Kazue; Parry, Barbara L. // International Journal of Endocrinology;2010, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the variation in sleep and circadian rhythms at different menstrual dysphoric disorder, the potential consequences of disrupted biological rhythms to female reproductive functions and...
- Sight-Saving Tips. SerVaas, Cory // Medical Update;2004, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p2
Presents tips to improve vision and overall eye health. Benefits of the antioxidant lutein for the eyes; Connection of the diagnosis of sleep apnea to the development of glaucoma; Use of Amsler Grid test to provide timely warning changes in eye health.