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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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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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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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