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Treating Glaucoma: When To See Your Las Vegas Eye Doctor

Glaucoma is a common eye condition estimated to affect 80 million people globally, three million of those who live in the United States. It’s a progressive eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness if it’s not diagnosed and properly treated on time.  In the beginning, people with glaucoma don’t notice any symptoms. This … Continued

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Most Common Eye Problems for Aging Adults

Approximately one in three Americans experience eye problems by the age of 65. Visual impairment interferes with everyday tasks, but research shows that it can also put individuals at a higher risk of: Depression Cognitive decline Chronic disease Lower life expectancy The most common eye problems are very treatable if detected early, limiting or preventing … Continued

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Cataracts vs. Glaucoma

Glaucoma and cataracts are two of the most common eye disorders among adults. While these conditions occur as a natural part of the aging process, both can lead to vision loss and compromised eye health if they’re left untreated.  Aside from age, the factors that cause glaucoma and cataracts vary — as do the ways … Continued

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Do I Have Glaucoma?

With some eye conditions, the warning signs can be so subtle that they are easy to miss. Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye conditions that cause damage to your optic nerve, is no exception.  Read on to find out more about the various types, signs, and symptoms of glaucoma, and what to do … Continued

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Should I Be Worried About My Glaucoma?

Often known as the “silent thief of vision,” glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in people over the age of 60. It gradually damages the optic nerves in your eyes, causing blind spots and, without treatment, the eventual loss of vision. The problem is that many people with glaucoma don’t … Continued

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Different Types of Glaucoma — What You Should Know

Did you know that there are many different types of glaucoma? There are! If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, your doctor will tell you which type of glaucoma you have and which treatment they recommend. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed, it is a good idea to educate yourself on the many different causes … Continued

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10 Facts for National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month January is a great month for many reasons; it’s a brand new year and you’ve got every opportunity to make it your best ever. It also happens to be National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and that’s why we’re making sure to get you some important facts about this potentially devastating eye disease. Chances … Continued