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Category: Glaucoma

Who Is At Risk For Glaucoma?

Do you or a loved one worry about getting glaucoma? Have you wondered if you might be at risk, and if so, what should you watch for? Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma and find out who is at risk for it! What Is Glaucoma? Do you sometimes notice a dark spot when trying […]

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Did You Know That January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Did you know that glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the US? Glaucoma impairs your vision beyond corrective action. Many patients with glaucoma use eye drops to treat their intraocular pressure. But others may need to have surgery to help lower this. Glaucoma surgeries cannot restore vision loss but they may be […]

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Is Surgery The Best Way To Treat Glaucoma?

Glaucoma can be a painful eye condition. It can also lead to permanent vision loss. There are three main kinds of glaucoma procedures that come with their own kinds of side effects. These side effects can include cornea problems and cataracts. There are three main kinds of glaucoma procedures. These include trabeculectomy, glaucoma implant surgery, […]

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Will SLT Work To Treat My Glaucoma?

If you were recently diagnosed with glaucoma, you may be nervous. Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that has no cure. But, there are treatment options available for saving any remaining vision in patients. How you choose to treat your glaucoma depends on the extent of the damage that’s already occurred. Detecting glaucoma can be […]

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Will Glaucoma Eye Drops Lower My Eye Pressure?

When it comes to eye diseases, glaucoma is one of the most frightening. Not only does the disease cause vision loss that is permanent, but it is also very hard to detect. Glaucoma has almost no noticeable symptoms besides vision loss. The disease is also incurable, although you can stop it from progressing. The most […]

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Can I Get Glaucoma In My Twenties?

Glaucoma is a condition that progressively steals your eyesight, permanently damaging your vision. Generally speaking, glaucoma is more common in people who are older. You should be especially vigilant when you pass the age of 40. But glaucoma is not limited to the elderly. Glaucoma can occur in patients that are much younger. This can […]

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Why Do I Need Eye Drops For Glaucoma?

There are a few ways to treat glaucoma, but by far the most common way is through the use of specialized eye drops. These eye drops cannot reverse the damage done by glaucoma. That’s because any vision loss due to glaucoma is unfortunately permanent. But they do stop glaucoma from worsening, preventing any more vision […]

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How Do I Treat Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a scary disease. It takes away your sight, is difficult to detect, and worst of all, it has no cure. When caught early on, there are treatment options for preserving your remaining sight. To understand how you first need to know how glaucoma works. How Glaucoma Steals Your Sight The most common form […]

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Why Is Glaucoma The Secret Thief Of Sight?

Glaucoma is a complicated condition that is very worrisome for several different reasons. The most common form of glaucoma is open-angle glaucoma and is referred to as “the silent thief of sight”. This is because it produces no noticeable symptoms, other than vision loss. The worst part is that any vision lost due to glaucoma […]

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Why You Should Be Scared Of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a nightmare of a disease. Not only is it incurable with no warning signs, but any vision lost from it is permanent. That doesn’t mean you should lose hope! Glaucoma is treatable. When treated, glaucoma can be slowed down to prevent it progressing further. This requires you to have frequent medical exams. Keep reading […]

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