Anyone can develop glaucoma, though there are certain factors that can increase a person’s risk. They include:
The goal of glaucoma treatment is to prevent the advancement of damage to your vision. Treatments vary depending on the severity of the disease and may include:
We utilize a number of advanced technologies to test for glaucoma, including digital retinal photography and the Topcon Maestro OCT. These technologies, which enable us to detect the earliest signs of glaucoma are included in our comprehensive eye wellness exam.
Important Information About Glaucoma
Extensive studies have been unable to determine the definitive cause of glaucoma, though researchers have been able to determine what factors can increase a person’s risk.[LINK: About your eye glaucoma]
There are three main types of glaucoma:
Many people may be in the early stages of glaucoma and have no symptoms to demonstrate as such. If glaucoma is left to its own devices, complete vision loss is likely and is typically irreversible.
The key to successful management is directly linked to early detection. We can’t stress enough the importance of catching glaucoma (and other eye conditions) early on to prevent vision loss.
We are here to work closely with you to provide the care needed for optimal vision health.