Category Archives: Glaucoma

What do you Know about Your Glaucoma Risk?

During glaucoma awareness month, we would like to take the opportunity to discuss this condition and how you can manage your eye health through mindfulness. Glaucoma affects approximately 3 million people in our country. According to research, half of those who are gradually losing their eyesight are unaware of what is happening. It has been… Read More »

Glaucoma 101

Glaucoma is, unfortunately, a common problem—but knowing more about glaucoma can help you stay healthy and protect your vision. Here’s what you should know. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition that describes damage to the optic nerve. This damage is usually caused by increased pressure in the eyes. Damage to the optic nerve can… Read More »

4 Common Age-Related Vision Problems to Look Out For

The effects of aging goes beyond the appearance of wrinkles, folds, and fine lines. When it comes to bodily functions, aging brings forth a lot of undesirable changes, one of which is deterioration in one’s vision. Although refractive errors (such as nearsightedness and farsightedness) may occur during one’s childhood, teens or early adulthood due to… Read More »

Am I At Risk for Glaucoma?

Just the other day, a middle-aged woman came in to see us here at the Roholt Vision Institute inquiring about her chances of getting glaucoma. “Both my mother and older brother developed glaucoma late in their lives and I’m deeply concerned that I’ll experience the same,” she explained. If you are concerned of the same… Read More »

New Research Finds Risk for Glaucoma Increases With Long-Term Contraceptive Use

Here at our practice, our Ohio Advanced Glaucoma Detection system and treatment has saved our clients’ vision, having treated it effectively following early diagnosis. The condition is often referred to as the “silent thief of the night” as it doesn’t have any symptoms at all during the early stages. Results of recent research pointed out that women… Read More »

Ohio Eye Care: Understanding Glaucoma

Recent surveys estimate that there are approximately 2.2 million Americans who have glaucoma yet only half of them are aware of it. This finding will not exactly come out as a surprise as glaucoma itself is a poorly understood eye disorder. Often, people are not aware of the severity of their vision problems associated with… Read More »

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