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What You Need to Know About Glaucoma Care

Glaucoma is a frightening word. It can become a serious disease if left untreated, but knowing how to recognize and manage your glaucoma makes it easier to live with. If you suspect you have glaucoma, you should visit your eye doctor immediately for an exam. Once a doctor completes a diagnosis, he or she will […]

How to Care for Your Eyes After a Glaucoma Diagnosis

Many people know that glaucoma is linked to irreversible blindness. In fact, it’s the number one cause of blindness around the globe. What you may not know is what a diagnosis of glaucoma actually means for you. Here is some basic information to get started.   What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma causes damage to the optic […]

What Is a Tonometry Test?

A tonometry test measures intraocular pressure – or pressure inside the eyes. It is commonly used to determine whether or not you may be at risk for glaucoma. Over time, intraocular pressure builds, causing damage to the optic nerve and eventually causes blindness. Because the early stages of glaucoma do not usually cause pain or […]