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Glaucoma

glaucomaGlaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye.

Treatment

Treatment of open-angle glaucoma — the most common form of the disease — requires lowering the eye’s pressure by increasing the drainage of aqueous humor fluid or decreasing the production of that fluid. Medications can accomplish both of these goals. Surgery and laser treatments are directed at improving the eye’s aqueous drainage.

If not diagnosed early, open-angle glaucoma may significantly damage vision and even cause blindness. That is why it’s so important to have your eye doctor test you regularly for glaucoma. Once diagnosed, glaucoma is usually controlled with eye drops that reduce eye pressure. Glaucoma is a life-long condition and needs continual follow-up with your eye doctor.

Glasses recommended for Those with Glaucoma are:

  • Full Diameter Telescopes
  • Bioptic Telescopic Glasses
  • Clear Image Microscope Glasses
  • E-Scoop Glasses
  • Field Expanding Glasses

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