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Category: Glaucoma

Is Glaucoma A Genetic Condition?

December 20th, 2019

One of the scariest ways to lose your sight is through glaucoma. In its most common form, it is not painful. In fact, glaucoma is almost completely undetectable. The condition slowly eats away at your vision a little at a time so you don’t even notice losing it until it is too late. Any eyesight… Read More

Will I Experience Pain From Glaucoma?

August 29th, 2019

Glaucoma is a complicated condition with several different types. The most common form of glaucoma is primary open-angle glaucoma. Primary open-angle glaucoma threatens your vision permanently, while also being almost undetectable. It does not cause any pain or other noticeable symptoms. It causes you to lose your sight so slowly that you may not even… Read More

4 Ways Glaucoma Is The Silent Thief Of Sight

November 12th, 2018

Glaucoma is one of the most notorious eye diseases out there. That’s why it earned the nickname, “The Silent Thief of Sight”. Here’s why. Glaucoma Causes You To Permanently Lose Vision Glaucoma is a disease that damages your optic nerve. Your optic nerve sends the information detected by your eye to your brain. Although the… Read More

Can Diet Reduce Your Glaucoma Risk?

June 12th, 2018

Did you know that it is possible to reduce your risk of developing glaucoma with a healthy diet? Medical experts recommend a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and a nutritious diet for those at risk of developing glaucoma. Although there is no way to fully prevent the risk of developing glaucoma, a healthy diet… Read More

4 Ways to Prevent Glaucoma

February 15th, 2018

Glaucoma is a common eye disease that causes progressive damage to your optic nerve. If left untreated, it can lead to vision loss and eventually, blindness. In fact, it has been estimated that by the year 2020, over $80 million people will have received a glaucoma diagnosis. It is unclear what exactly causes glaucoma but… Read More

4 Misconceptions About Glaucoma

September 12th, 2017

Glaucoma is an incredibly common eye disease that affects 60 million people worldwide. Glaucoma causes pressure to build up in the eye over time. This causes damage to the optic nerve and causes long term vision loss. But surprisingly, most people know very little about the disease. They either don’t believe it’s very serious or… Read More

Glaucoma: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

May 24th, 2017

    You understand the importance of regular exercise, eating healthy, and scheduling regular doctor’s appointments. But do you take the same sort of proactive approach to protecting your vision? Unfortunately, if you are someone who regularly skips your comprehensive eye exams, you don’t. This is unfortunate because many common eye diseases like glaucoma can… Read More

Glaucoma Awareness Month: 3 Foods that Lower Your Risk of Vision Loss

January 23rd, 2017

It is estimated that 60 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with or are living with glaucoma, with that number expected to rise in 2017. A large portion of that number is completely unaware that they have glaucoma. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we’re here to share some tips on how to lower your… Read More

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