Why Is Eye Pressure Important?
Have you heard your eye doctor mention ‘eye pressure’, but you are not really sure what it means? Eye pressure, also called intraocular pressure (IOP), refers to the fluid pressure inside the eye. Maintaining a healthy IOP will help to preserve your vision and prevent vision loss from eye conditions such as glaucoma, a sight-threatening ocular disease.Read More
Normal Tension Glaucoma
What is normal tension glaucoma (NTG)? Glaucoma is the name for a group of ocular diseases that occur as a result of: High eye pressureRead More
What Is Open Angle Glaucoma?
Open-angle glaucoma accounts for more than 80% of all glaucoma cases. Open angle glaucoma (OAG) is the most common form of glaucoma that usually progressesRead More
What Is Angle Closure Glaucoma?
Angle closure glaucoma is a rare, but serious form of glaucoma that requires immediate medical attention. Closed angle glaucoma develops as a result of aRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More