Category Archives: Glaucoma

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What to Do (and Not Do) If you Have Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world today. It is a common eye disease that threatens eyesight by compressing the optic nerve at the back of the eye. What is unfortunate about this condition is that vision loss can be prevented. However, many people who have glaucoma don’t know it.… Read More »

Get to Know Glaucoma Before You Have To

When people think about their eye health, what typically gets their focus is their general vision. The common school of thought often goes something like “I see well, so there’s nothing wrong.” In the case of glaucoma, that idea couldn’t be farther from the truth. That’s why we want to discuss this potentially serious eye… Read More »

Your Eye Exams are the Line Between You and Glaucoma-Related Vision Loss

Even if you’ve been seeing an optometrist yearly to keep up with your eyeglass prescription, you need to see an ophthalmologist. Even if you’ve enjoyed relatively good vision your whole life, you need to see an ophthalmologist. This eye doctor can help you enjoy optimal eye health throughout your lifetime by performing more advanced exams… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2021
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4 Things You Should Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second-leading cause of blindness in the world. It affects an estimated 3 million Americans and is often referred to as a sneaky thief of sight. Why? Because it causes irreparable damage without so much as a glimpse of a visual problem. The way that this common disease is usually detected is through… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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Do You Have a Grasp on Glaucoma Facts?

One of the primary ways to protect health, including eye health and vision, is to be aware of potential risks. This is especially true when it comes to some of the more serious eye diseases like glaucoma. This condition is the leading cause of vision loss in older individuals, according to the American Academy of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2020
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Treating Severe Glaucoma

The eyes serve as much more than the windows to our souls, they are the literal windows to the world that we see. The brain processes light signals that pass through the optic nerve into multidimensional objects. These signals are vital to the brain’s interpretation of relative distance, color, and our very orientation in the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2020
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A Few Things You Should Know about Glaucoma

Eye health is an important aspect of our overall sense of well-being, so it is interesting that we talk very little about the serious conditions that affect millions of people in our country. Glaucoma is one of them. This common eye disease is the second-leading cause of blindness. It currently affects approximately 3 million Americans.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2019
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Glaucoma Canton OH

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Do’s and Don’ts You Should Know

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the global population. The thing about this grouping of eye diseases is that blindness can be prevented. When glaucoma is detected early, treatment can be developed to reduce and manage the pressure in the eye that damaged the optic nerve and leads to blindness. The earlier that… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2019
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Glaucoma Canton OH

For Glaucoma Awareness Month, we Focus on a Silent Thief

Glaucoma is a family of eye diseases that scientists have studied for many years. Still, this particular condition presents unique challenges to patients and their care providers. During this month of national glaucoma awareness, we seek to raise increase our patients’ knowledge regarding the dangers of glaucoma and ways we can work together to prevent… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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Glaucoma Treatment Canfield OH

Know the Signs of Narrow Angle Glaucoma

Changes to vision or eye health can be very concerning. If you have experienced eye symptoms that are out of the ordinary, you have a good reason to schedule a comprehensive eye exam. Some changes in vision indicate nothing more than normal aging. Some, however, may indicate the onset of a potentially serious eye condition… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2018
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