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What is Glaucoma and How Is It Treated?

Glaucoma, often referred to as the “silent thief of sight,” is a serious eye condition that requires timely attention and understanding. In this blog post, we’ll unravel the mysteries of glaucoma, exploring its causes, symptoms, and the various treatment options available. Join us on this insightful journey as we answer the question, “What is glaucoma and how is it treated?”

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Monitoring Glaucoma: The Key to Preventing Further Vision Loss

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes for blindness in people over age 60. If you are over 60, it’s important that you regularly see your eye doctor and if you’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma, stick to prescribed treatments to help protect against vision loss. Unfortunately, once you lose vision from glaucoma, it can’t be restored, so preventative measures and

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What are the Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma, which is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of 60. The damage to the optic nerve is usually caused by too much pressure inside your eye, usually due to a buildup of fluid. Some forms of glaucoma have virtually no symptoms until

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How Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery May Reduce Further Vision Loss

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in the US. There are often no warnings or symptoms, and unfortunately, vision loss caused by glaucoma is irreversible. Although there is no way to restore sight that has been lost due to glaucoma, if caught early enough, you can treat the condition, protect the sight you have left, and

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and affects more than 80 million people across the globe. Since January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s a good time to take a closer look at a disease that is robbing so many of their sight.   What Causes Glaucoma? The most common causes is intraocular pressure that

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Age Related Vision Problems

Think you may be having age-related vision problems? You may have already experienced some noticeable changes in your vision. While age-related vision problems are very common, it can be disturbing and even life changing in some cases. Are there things you can do to prevent or prolong the onset of these types of vision issues? The answer is – it

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Things That Cause a Higher Risk of Glaucoma

When it comes to your vision, the age-old expression an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, should be words to live by. After all, according to a study done by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, when it comes to ranking the diseases Americans fear the most, losing your sight was right up there in

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