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We take Glaucoma treatment at all of our locations in the Valley because we want you to care about your eyesight.
It is very important to have a regular eye exam as one ages because Glaucoma has no warning signs and is most common among older adults. If diagnosed, we have many treatments at our disposal to ensure any damage caused by the disease is kept to a minimum.
The aim of glaucoma treatment is to lower the blood pressure in the eye. Depending on the stage of Glaucoma found treatment begins with prescription eyedrops which help decrease pressure by improving how you eye produces and drains fluids. Some of these include:
Oral medications - Should prescription eye drops not lower your eye pressure to the desired level, we also prescribe oral medication. This is most often a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.
Other treatment options, if needed, can include:
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It can occur at any age but is more common in older adults. Be sure and schedule a regular eye exam to ensure the best vision you can possibly have.