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Understanding Glaucoma

By Esther Yang, OD, Optometrist Glaucoma. This 8-letter word can be a mouthful – and inspires ignorance, confusion, and fear. However, with the proper knowledge, we can take care of our eyes and take the proper steps to manage it. Each of our eyes has an optic nerve, and the nerve carries the image we […]


Glaucoma Awareness

By Kristen Behrens, OD Optometrist Glaucoma is a group of ocular diseases that affect the optic nerve. The optic nerve is the portion of the eye responsible for relaying visual signals from the eye to the brain. It is comprised of 1 million individual nerve fibers, which become permanently damaged as a result of glaucoma. […]