Glaucoma is a specific pattern of diseases that damage the optic nerve and cause irreversible blindness. The optic nerve carries the images we see to the brain. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness among older people in the U.S. Sometimes called the "silent thief of sight," glaucoma can affect a person's sight before they realize they have the disease. While there is no known cure, loss of sight is largely preventable if glaucoma is caught and treated early.
September 14, 2020
Wildfires have an impact on various body systems, especially the lungs
and the eyes. There has been a lot of news about how to care for your lungs, but we wanted to
share some easy to follow tips to care for your vision during the unprecedented wildfire smoke
August 14, 2020