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Over time, many myths surrounding glaucoma have emerged that people continue to believe today. However, these are just that – myths! To help clear up any confusion, we’re sharing the facts behind some common myths about glaucoma!
A glaucoma diagnosis can be overwhelming and unexpected, but it should not prevent you from living a fulfilled and active life. That’s why finding the right treatment option to manage your glaucoma is crucial. Navigating a new condition, especially one that potentially leads to blindness, can be concerning. In this blog, we’re sharing some “glaucoma-friendly” physical activities and a few others you may want to avoid.
The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Washington): Local Optometrist Treating Glaucoma Becomes Patient, Implanted with iStent inject® W
As an optometrist, Dr. David Kordish has treated patients with glaucoma and cataracts for years. Then when he began experiencing his own vision issues, he found himself in the patient’s seat. Dr. Kordish and Dr. Haymore recently spoke with The Spokesman-Review to discuss Dr. his diagnosis and treatment.
While there is no cure for glaucoma, early treatment can halt progression and protect your vision. Since glaucoma doesn’t usually have obvious signs in the beginning, we’re calling out some potential symptoms to be aware of, as well as how your physician may test you for the condition.
A few key treatment options are available for those diagnosed with mild-to-moderate glaucoma. If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, it’s important to promptly start treatment to reduce pressure in your eye and stop the disease from worsening.
There’s an abundance of knowledge about glaucoma available online or through your eye doctor – including some interesting facts. To help you sort through all the details, we’ve put together an overview of the condition and seven important facts about glaucoma we think you should know.
Although elevated intraocular pressure is a common cause, glaucoma can be asymptomatic and can often go undiagnosed without proper checkups, and worsen over time. If you’re unfamiliar with what causes glaucoma and how to treat it, read our blog today.
Undiagnosed and untreated glaucoma can limit a person’s field of view, quality of vision, and could eventually lead to blindness. All symptoms can potentially be avoided with early detection and treatment. Continue reading to learn more about the condition from one of our glaucoma experts. And hear from a patient in the Living with Glaucoma community who shares their story and what it’s like to live with glaucoma.
Today, micro-invasive surgical options are available for people interested in effective glaucoma management without having to rely solely on the continuous use of prescription medication. Continue reading to learn more about one micro-invasive surgical option, the iStent inject® W, and to watch our informational video.
If you have been diagnosed with mild-to-moderate glaucoma, there are a few key treatment options that your eye care professional may recommend…
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