• How Vision Changes As We Age

    Our bodies are constantly changing as we age.  We physically start losing strength and muscle mass; our eyes suffer the same decline in health and performance. The changes to the performance of eyes as you age is normal.  Some common ailments are presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.  You can correct some of […]

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  • Glaucoma is a condition where damage to the optic nerve causes vision loss and blindness.  There are methods of early detection, and along with treatment, there are ways to help keep the eye healthy and safe from significant vision loss.    Causes Glaucoma usually occurs when there is pressure that builds up inside the eye. […]

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  • Glaucoma: Speed the cure. Spread the word.

    January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 2.7 million people in the United States over age 40 have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief […]

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  • January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    This information was developed by the National Eye Institute to help patients and their families search for general information about glaucoma. An eye care professional who has examined the patient’s eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. Glaucoma Defined What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group […]

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