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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  • Pigmentary Glaucoma: FAQs

    Pigmentary glaucoma impacts the lives of over 1 in 33 adults. Here are some commonly asked questions about pigmentary glaucoma that clarify what it is,...
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  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome and Glaucoma

    Over 33% of patients with pigment dispersion syndrome will develop high eye pressure or glaucoma. Learn about a type of glaucoma that is caused by...
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  • Narrow Angle Glaucoma: Causes and Treatment

    Glaucoma is often diagnosed too late, and only after permanent vision loss has occurred. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes vision...
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  • What Is Narrow Angle Glaucoma?

    Glaucoma is the #1 preventable cause of vision loss. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes vision loss from damage to the...
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  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

    Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, commonly called MIGS, is an advanced approach to glaucoma treatment. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic...
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  • Glaucoma: What are the Signs?

    Did you know about 3 million people in the U.S. are affected by glaucoma, but only half are aware they have it? Over 90% of...
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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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  • Is Ocular Hypertension Serious?

    Over 50% of people with ocular hypertension are unaware that they have this sight-threatening eye condition. Ocular hypertension is a serious condition that occurs when...
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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 FAQs

    The top 12 glaucoma questions asked by patients to their eye doctors....
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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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  • 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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