glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States. Many people don’t know that glaucoma has no symptoms in its early stages. The only way to find out if you have glaucoma is to get a comprehensive dilated eye exam. There’s no cure for glaucoma, but early treatment can often stop the damage and protect your vision....  read more

Glaucoma Medicines Only Work If You Take Them!

Friday, July 25th, 2014

If you have glaucoma, you are probably using eye drop medications to lower your eye pressure. The optic nerve, which connects your eye to your brain, tells your brain what you are seeing. In glaucoma, high eye pressure damages the optic nerve—taking your sight away with it. Nerve damage from glaucoma is permanent. Lost sight...  read more