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Recent Signals

Date Stock Signal Type
2020-05-29 ACAD 20 DMA Support Bullish
2020-05-29 ACIU 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup
2020-05-29 ACIU Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction
2020-05-29 ACIU NR7 Range Contraction
2020-05-29 AERI Stochastic Reached Oversold Weakness
2020-05-29 AERI 50 DMA Resistance Bearish
2020-05-29 AERI Doji - Bullish? Reversal
2020-05-29 AERI MACD Bearish Centerline Cross Bearish
2020-05-29 ALC Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup
2020-05-29 ALC New 52 Week Closing High Bullish
2020-05-29 BSTC Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength
2020-05-29 BSTC Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish
2020-05-29 CANF Calm After Storm Range Contraction
2020-05-29 CANF 200 DMA Resistance Bearish
2020-05-29 GKOS 20 DMA Support Bullish
2020-05-29 IRIX MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish
2020-05-29 LCI NR7 Range Contraction
2020-05-29 LCI MACD Bullish Signal Line Cross Bullish
2020-05-29 LXRX Expansion Pivot Sell Setup Bearish Swing Setup
2020-05-29 LXRX Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction
2020-05-29 LXRX Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish
2020-05-29 LXRX Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish
2020-05-29 OCUL Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength
2020-05-29 OCUL Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup
2020-05-29 OCUL 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup
2020-05-29 OCUL Calm After Storm Range Contraction
2020-05-29 STAA 20 DMA Support Bullish
2020-05-29 STAA Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases which result in damage to the optic nerve and vision loss. The most common type is open-angle glaucoma with less common types including closed-angle glaucoma and normal-tension glaucoma. Open-angle glaucoma develops slowly over time and there is no pain. Peripheral vision may begin to decrease followed by central vision resulting in blindness if not treated. Closed-angle glaucoma can present gradually or suddenly. The sudden presentation may involve severe eye pain, blurred vision, mid-dilated pupil, redness of the eye, and nausea. Vision loss from glaucoma, once it has occurred, is permanent.Risk factors for glaucoma include increased pressure in the eye, a family history of the condition, and high blood pressure. For eye pressures a value of greater than 21 mmHg or 2.8 kPa is often used with higher pressures leading to a greater risk. However, some may have high eye pressure for years and never develop damage. Conversely, optic nerve damage may occur with normal pressure, known as normal-tension glaucoma. The mechanism of open-angle glaucoma is believed to be slow exit of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork while in closed-angle glaucoma the iris blocks the trabecular meshwork. Diagnosis is by a dilated eye examination. Often the optic nerve shows an abnormal amount of cupping.If treated early it is possible to slow or stop the progression of disease with medication, laser treatment, or surgery. The goal of these treatments is to decrease eye pressure. A number of different classes of glaucoma medication are available. Laser treatments may be effective in both open-angle and closed-angle glaucoma. A number of types of glaucoma surgeries may be used in people who do not respond sufficiently to other measures. Treatment of closed-angle glaucoma is a medical emergency.About 6 to 67 million people have glaucoma globally. The disease affects about 2 million people in the United States. It occurs more commonly among older people. Closed-angle glaucoma is more common in women. Glaucoma has been called the "silent thief of sight" because the loss of vision usually occurs slowly over a long period of time. Worldwide, glaucoma is the second-leading cause of blindness after cataracts. The word "glaucoma" is from Ancient Greek glaukos which means blue, green, or gray. In English, the word was used as early as 1587 but did not become commonly used until after 1850, when the development of the ophthalmoscope allowed people to see the optic nerve damage.

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