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Should You Schedule a Glaucoma Screening?

There are several reasons why it is important to schedule routine eye exams. These screenings are valuable far beyond measuring your vision from one year to the next. When your eye doctor performs a comprehensive examination, all aspects of eye health are assessed, including your risk for future and potentially severe eye disease like glaucoma. […]








Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a degenerative condition that, over time, weakens and damages a patient’s ability to see by directly affecting the optic nerve. Often the result of years of pressure building up in the eyes, glaucoma is typically an inherited issue and doesn’t show up until later in life. What causes glaucoma? The pressure that builds […]







Eye Concerns for Aging Adults

It’s no secret that as we grow older, we become increasingly susceptible to a wide array of health problems. The aging process has a particularly strong effect on the eyes, leaving patients vulnerable to conditions like presbyopia, dry eye, age-related macular degeneration, and more. Keep reading to explore some of the most common eye problems […]







Top Treatment Options for Glaucoma

Glaucoma occurs when pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve, often causing vision loss. Some symptoms of the condition include blurred vision, nausea, and eye pain. Common risk factors include age, family history, and any past eye injuries. Glaucoma is diagnosed following a comprehensive exam, as well as an assessment of medical and family […]







Assess Your Risk: Should You Be Thinking About Glaucoma?

When it comes to protecting our eye health, we all know the most obvious signs and symptoms to watch out for – blurriness, halos and other changes in vision.  With glaucoma, however, the condition often doesn’t present any symptoms in its early stages.  Often referred to as a “silent thief of sight,” it’s for this […]







Glaucoma Worsens in Winter, Reports National Post

Sad as it is, Summer is almost at its end.  Soon, we’ll be trading in our swimsuits and sandals for scarves and sweaters.  And, while we typically associate the season with shorter days, changing leaves and cooler weather, researchers are now explaining that the cold months of winter may also have a profound impact on […]







Top 5 Myths of Glaucoma

Most people have heard of glaucoma, but few know the whole story.  In short, glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve becomes damaged, usually as a result of increased pressure in the eye.  This damaging of the optic nerve ultimately causes a gradual but serious loss of vision.  Untreated, the disease often results […]







World Glaucoma Week Warns Against “Silent Thief of Sight”

Often called the “silent thief of sight,” glaucoma remains the leading cause of blindness in the United States.  This March, through a joint venture between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association, one week will be devoted to spreading awareness against this serious and common eye disease.  The theme of this year’s […]