Your eyes are an excellent barometer of your visual and general health. In fact, many illnesses have a surprising effect on the eyes. Paying attention to changes in your eyes and vision can help y ...View Article
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Posted on 01-04-2017
NO PAIN. NO SYMPTOMS. NO WONDER IT'S CALLED
THE SILENT THIEF OF SIGHT.
Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that lead to damage of the optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. Because there are usually no symptoms or pain associated with the onset of Glaucoma, it's called the Silent Thief of Sight.
GLAUCOMA IS A LEADING CAUSE OF BLINDNESS.
An estimated 120,000 Americans are blind as a result of glaucoma. That represents 9% to 12% of all causes of blindness in the U.S.
ONLY AN EYE EXAM CAN DETECT GLAUCOMA.
Glaucoma can only be diagnosed through a comprehensive eye health examination. The most efficient diagnosis is with dilation or a retinal scan.
Of the estimated 3 million Americans that have glaucoma, only half know they have it. For the sake of your sight, please contact our office to schedule an eye examination.
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