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Are There Symptoms With Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a dangerous disease that can damage your eyesight before you know you have it. The most common glaucoma develops so slowly that it has earned the nickname the silent thief of sight. It has almost no symptoms and causes you to lose your sight over the years. This slow development makes it difficult… Read More


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Can You Tell If You Have Glaucoma?

Do you sometimes need more light to see clearly? Or, have your glasses or contacts not been working as well as they usually do? These symptoms or the loss of peripheral vision, blind spots, or halos around bright lights could mean you have glaucoma. Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma and what you can… Read More


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Does Glaucoma Hurt?

Glaucoma is a complicated disease that affects you in many ways. In a typical case of glaucoma, the disease progresses slowly. Most patients with the condition don’t realize they have it until vision loss has already occurred. The problem is that any vision lost because of glaucoma is permanent. There are no symptoms to warn… Read More


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Are There Symptoms With Glaucoma?

The most common kind of glaucoma, primary open-angle, has earned the condition the nickname of the silent thief of sight. It has no noticeable symptoms outside of permanent vision loss. This makes it a perfect example of why regular eye appointments are so crucial. Only a trained professional can detect and diagnose glaucoma. Early detection… Read More


Is Glaucoma Silently Stealing Your Vision?

If you cannot remember the last time you had an eye exam, it’s safe to say you are long overdue for a check. Even if you are not experiencing any vision problems, there are certain serious conditions that have no early symptoms. Glaucoma is one of those conditions. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes… Read More