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Category: Glaucoma

How Do You Know If You Have Glaucoma?

January 30th, 2020

Glaucoma is a particularly threatening eye disease for several reasons. First of all, there is no cure for the disease, only treatment to slow or halt its progress. Any damage that occurs because of glaucoma is permanent. If you do not begin glaucoma treatment soon enough, you could have gaps in your vision for the… Read More


What If You Have Cataracts And Glaucoma?

October 29th, 2019

Did you know you can have cataracts and glaucoma at the same time? If this happens, it’s important to see an eye doctor with experience treating both disorders. Depending on the severity of your glaucoma or cataracts, you may need surgery to treat them. Keep reading to learn about these conditions and when it’s right… Read More


Keep Vision In Your Future

January 18th, 2019

Did you know that January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month? You may be wondering why glaucoma needs its own awareness month. Continue reading and learn how to keep vision in your future with Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons! The silent thief of sight With few discernible symptoms, glaucoma is a complicated eye disease. In fact,… Read More


The Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma

February 22nd, 2018

Glaucoma is the most preventable cause of vision loss in the developed world, so it is import to get routine eye exams and understand glaucoma symptoms and signs. Glaucoma is a serious condition where fluid in the eye begins to build up, which causes pressure to build on the optic nerve. The optic nerve connects… Read More


5 Ways to Manage Glaucoma and Prevent Vision Loss

November 20th, 2017

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. It is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and the first among Americans of African descent. In fact, experts estimate that by 2020, 80 million people have been diagnosed with glaucoma. Although it is quite common, the glaucoma diagnosis still comes as a… Read More


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