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The key to treating glaucoma

Glaucoma is a sneaky disease that can cause vision damage without causing a single symptom, until it’s serious. Glaucoma is actually a group of related eye disorders They all cause damage to the optic nerve, vitally carrying information from the eye to the brain. Glaucoma is typically associated with high intraocular pressure (IOP), but can […]

Here’s the best way to prevent glaucoma damage

Many of the things we do every day are designed to help us protect our health and avoid disease, from eating nutritiously and exercising regularly to brushing our teeth and getting enough sleep. So here’s the secret to protecting your vision and preventing the damage that glaucoma can cause: Get regular eye exams It really […]

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Here’s what you need to know about glaucoma right now

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye’s optic nerve involving high pressure that affects sight; but there is no pain associated with its onset, and the damage is gradual. About half of those who have glaucoma don’t yet know they have it. There is nothing that can prevent or reverse glaucoma; however — Early diagnosis […]

Treat Your Glaucoma With Lasers

Lasers have really made their impact on the medical world, especially when it comes to vision and the eyes. Most people know about LASIK, and laser eye surgeries are becoming more and more available and common in the everyday world. However, did you know that there are some laser treatments that you can use to […]

All About Glaucoma and Its Signs

Glaucoma is a condition which damages your eye’s optic nerve of your eyes and worsens over time. Many times it’s associated with the buildup of pressure in the eye itself. It is usually inherited genetically and could show up later on in life due to old age. Intraocular pressure, or an increase of pressure within […]

Are You at Risk for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is known to be the ‘silent thief of sight’ as it does not usually come with pain and the damage it causes to your vision is gradual. It is one eye disease you would never want to have, but you could be at risk. Two percent of adults over the age of 40 have […]