Glaucoma Guide

  • What is Glaucoma?

    Have you been diagnosed with Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a progressive ocular disease that causes vision loss from damage to the optic nerve, which is responsible for carrying visual signals between the eye and brain.
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  • How Is Glaucoma Treated?

    Unfortunately, a cure for glaucoma and the ability to reverse it’s damage to the eye has yet to be discovered.  However, there are treatments available to help stop, or at least reduce, the progression of the disease by lowering or controlling IOP.
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  • Can I Prevent Glaucoma?

    Catch the ‘Silent Thief of Sight’ before it catches you! The most reliable way to prevent vision loss from glaucoma is by visiting your eye doctor for regular eye exams. While preventing glaucoma altogether is not yet possible, early detection of the disease can help to preserve your vision, and reduce vision loss. Your eye doctor can identify signs of glaucoma, even in its early stages, and then recommend effective treatments to stop or even reduce its progression.
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  • Glaucoma FAQs

    The top 12 glaucoma questions asked by patients to their eye doctors.
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  • Glaucoma: Myths and Facts

    Do you want the facts on the most common glaucoma myths? More than three million Americans are living with glaucoma, 2.7 million are aged 40 and older.
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  • Glaucoma: ‘The Silent Thief of Sight’

    Did you know that rock star Bono from U2 has glaucoma? U2's Bono is not alone, at least 3 million North Americans have glaucoma, but only 50% know they have it! In 95% of glaucoma cases, it starts off asymptomatic and by the time the condition is noticed, the vision loss is irreversible. That’s why regular eye exams are so crucial, even if you don’t suspect a problem.
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