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Category: Glaucoma

Who Is Most at Risk for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that often leads to permanent vision loss if left untreated. It occurs when abnormally high eye pressure causes damage to the optic nerve.   While anyone can develop glaucoma, you might be more at risk if you can identify with certain risk factors. Keep reading to learn who is most […]

Learn How to Protect Your Eyes From Glaucoma During Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible vision loss in the United States, which is why January has been designated Glaucoma Awareness Month. Raising awareness about glaucoma is particularly important as often people do not realize that they have developed this sight-stealing disease until it has begun to permanently and significantly impact the […]

Will I Know If I Have Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. It is commonly referred to as the silent thief of sight as it often causes no tell-tale symptoms until permanent vision loss begins to occur.  For this reason, it’s important to visit your eye doctor regularly so that it can be detected early. Keep reading to learn […]

Why is Glaucoma Awareness Month Observed?

January is recognized as Glaucoma Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Glaucoma awareness is essential because glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in adults over 60. While most people have heard of glaucoma, you may not know just how common it is or how easily it can steal your sight. The eye […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over the age of 60, but up to half of those with glaucoma do not know they have the disease. You can save your vision with early detection and treatment. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is […]

Should I Be Worried About Glaucoma?

Due to aging, there are a lot of changes our bodies go through, especially when it comes to our vision. Age also comes with an increased risk for a variety of eye conditions. While it’s never a guarantee that you’ll develop a condition, it’s something you should be aware of once you reach a certain […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. While most people have heard of glaucoma, few realize how common it is, especially in older adults. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in patients 60 and older. But having glaucoma doesn’t always mean you’ll go blind. But to prevent vision loss, you need to be aware […]

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